EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENT ON PAVEMENT DESIGN

IN PAVEMENT DESIGN "ENVIRONMENT" REFERS INITIALLY TO THE NATURAL CLIMATIC AND SOIL DRAINAGE (SURFACE AND SUB SURFACE) CONDITIONS, AND SECONDLY TO THE NEW CONDITIONS CREATED AS A RESULT OF THE CONSTRUCTION AND SEALING OF THE PAVEMENT, E. G. NEW DRAINAGE AND SURFACE PROPERTIES, THE REMOVAL OF OLD AND THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW VEGETATION, ETC. THIS PAPER BRIEFLY REVIEWS RECENT ATTEMPTS TO INCLUDE THE EFFECTS OF THE ENVIRONMENT INTO A QUANTITATIVE PROCEDURE FOR THE DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS, AND DISCUSSES SOME OF THE POSSIBLE IMPLICATIONS OF THIS APPROACH. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Org

    314 Albert Street
    East Melbourne, Victoria,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • Richards, B G
  • Publication Date: 1970-5

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 7 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 146

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00206148
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 15 1973 12:00AM