DESIGN AND USE OF OPEN-GRADED FRICTION COURSE ASPHALT FOR ROAD SURFACING

This paper outlines design methods used overseas, the laying of trial sections in 1974 and 1975 and the resurfacing of portion of the Tullamarine Freeway in Melbourne with open-graded friction course asphalt. Some practical aspects of laying the asphalt and general information is presented. /Author/

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    • Proceedings of the Eighth ARRB Conference held at University of Western Australia, 23-27 August, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Australian Road Research Board

    P.O. Box 156
    Nunawading, Victoria 3131,   Australia 

    ARRB Group Limited

    500 Burwood Highway
    Vermont South, Victoria    3133
  • Authors:
    • Currie, D T
    • Bethune, J D
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  • Publication Date: 1976-8

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  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 1-7
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 8
    • Issue Number: 8

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  • Accession Number: 00148705
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1977 12:00AM