ROAD RESEARCH NEEDS IN CANADA' 1965

THIS DOCUMENT DEFINES THE PRINCIPAL ROAD RESEARCH NEEDS AND THEIR RELATIVE PRIORITIES IN CANADA IN 1965. OF THE 44 PROBLEMS INCLUDED IN THE LIST OF ROAD RESEARCH NEEDS, THE HIGHEST PRIORITY WAS GIVEN TO THE FOLLOWING' /1/ DETERIORATION OF BRIDGE DECKS AND SUPERSTRUCTURES BY DEICING CHEMICALS, /2/ STATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL PROCEDURES FOR CONSTRUCTION, /3/ CAUSES, EFFECTS AND CONTROL OF TRANSVERSE AND LONGITUDNAL CRACKS IN BITUMINOUS PAVEMENTS, /4/ DETERMINATION OF THE SIGNIFICANT PROPERTIES OF BITUMENS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF TESTS FOR THEIR MEASUREMENT, /5/ STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS FOR LOW TRAFFIC VOLUME ROADS, /6/ DETERMINATION OF THE NECESSARY AND REASONABLE ASSUMPTIONS FOR PLANNING TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, /7/ RELATIONSHIP OF GEOMETRIC DESIGN FEATURES OF ROADS TO ACCIDENT RATES, AND /8/ PASSING SIGHT DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS. THE NEEDS WERE DEFINED TO ENCOURAGE ROAD RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS THROUGHOUT CANADA TO UNDERTAKE INTENSIVE INVESTIGATIONS OF THESE PROBLEMS. /CGRA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No27, 10pp
  • Publication Date: 1965-5

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  • Accession Number: 00200113
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 8 1994 12:00AM