A GUIDE TO CONCRETE ROAD CONSTRUCTION (THIRD EDITION)

The third edition of this guide, which is in question and answer format, includes sections on subgrades and sub-bases, design, reinforcement, joints, concrete and quality control, construction and plant, separation membrane, surface finishes, edge details and road markings, maintenance and repairs. A section is also included on special construction, in particular continuously reinforced concrete paving and block paving. Both conventional fixed form paving and slip form paving methods are covered, with all the ancillary plant and equipment used in a modern concrete construction project. References to current specifications and to more extensive reading are included. Some information is given on concrete paving work similar to road construction, such as car parks, container depots and some aspects of airfield construction.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This report may be helpful to those interested in the design of pavements for cargo terminals.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Her Majesty's Stationery Office

    Atlantic Ho, Holborn Viaduct
    London EC1P 1BN,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 82 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 3

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00179873
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1978 12:00AM