ROAD IMPROVEMENT IN IRELAND. PAPERS PRESENTED AT A SYMPOSIUM AT THE ROYAL MARINE HOTEL, DUNLAOGHAIRE, 9-10 MARCH 1978

Papers were presented as follows: Theme 1, Road improvement programmes - Economic justification for roadworks (Feeney, BP); Planning and construction of new road works (McNicholas, MJ); Advance acquisition for road improvement works (Switzer, J); Compulsory puchase orders for road widening (Murphy, B); Road planning at national level (Mcillraith, D). Theme 2, Design and specification practices and procedures for road improvement schemes - Design techniques and specifications (Livesey, K); The effect of environment on bridge design (Cooley, E); Preparation of contract documents (Terry, K); Review of modern structural design methods for road improvement (Farrell, KR, Kirwan, RW and Maher, ML); The use of crushed roch fines in asphalt manufacture (Doris, PE); Fabric included pavement design (Nixon, JA); Performance of gravel in road pavements (Davitt, S); Bitumen and its uses in Ireland (Smyth, J). Theme 3, Construction practices, methods and techniques for road improvement schemes - Construction by contract and by direct labour (Donellan, M); Vacumm dewatering in road construction (Hanrahan, ET); Rationalisation of bituminous surfacing (Cahill, M); Interlocking paving block systems (Glover, A); the use of resources (Killeen, J); Aspects of research related to road improvement (Sheedy, J); The contract system (Hallahan, KJ); The direct labour unit of the Roads Construction Section of Dublin Corporation (Byrne, J); Design and construction of a major road improvement scheme (Dowling, ME); Bridge beams, construction and erection (O'Sullivan, G). /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Engineers of Ireland

    22 Clyde Road
    Dublin 4,   Ireland 
  • Authors:
    • Dowling, M E
    • O'SULLIVAN, G
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 284 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195666
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: An Foras Forbartha Teoranta
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 19 1979 12:00AM