CONSTRUCTION OF A FULL-SCALE ROAD EXPERIMENT AS PART OF A UNIT - PRICE CONTRACT

AN EXPERIMENTAL PAVEMENT COMPRISING 36 TEST SECTIONS WAS CONSTRUCTED, AS PART OF A UNIT-PRICE HIGHWAY CONTRACT, BETWEEN MAY AND SEPTEMBER, 1965. SPECIAL PROVISIONS WERE INTRODUCED INTO THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS DEALING WITH THE SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION SEQUENCES, TOLERANCES, TESTING, AND THE CONTROL OF TRAFFIC DURING CONSTRUCTION. CONSTRUCTION CONTROL AND CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS ARE DESCRIBED AND THE DEGREE OF UNIFORMITY OF MATERIALS, COMPACTION, MOISTURE CONTENTS, LAYER THICKNESSES, ETC., ACHIEVED WITHIN THE FRANEWORK OF THE CONTRACT IS REPORTED. THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS ARE MENTIONED IN THIS REPORT AND THE DEGREE OF COMPLIANCE, AS MEASURED BY A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF TESTS DURING CONSTRUCTION, IS DESCRIBED. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT A GENERALLY ACCEPTABLE STANDARD OF CONTROL WAS ACHIEVED AND THE EXPERIMENTAL PAVEMENT WAS CONSTRUCTED IN A VERY SHORT TIME. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Report Rr 114, PP 406-424, 16 FIG, 12 TAB
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ontario Department of Highways

    1201 Wilson Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario M3M 1J8,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Schonfeld, R
  • Publication Date: 1967

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  • Accession Number: 00214627
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: CANADIAN GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 23 1994 12:00AM