RIGID PAVEMENTS AND THE ADVENT OF THE SLIP FORM PAVER

THE BASIS OF DESIGN OF CONCRETE ROADS IS BRIEFLY OUTLINED, FOLLOWED BY A DISCUSSION OF THE PRESENT TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC SITUATION, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO ITS COMPETITIVE VALUE. SOME OF THE CHARACTERISTICS AND ADVANTAGES OF USING THE SLIP-FORM PAVER ON MAJOR ROADS ARE DISCUSSED AND ALSO ITS EFFECTS ON METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION OF MINOR ROADS AND ESTATE ROADS. THE FACTORS AFFECTING THE CHOICE OF REINFORCED OR UNREINFORCED CONCRETE ROADS ARE CONSIDERED. THERE IS A BRIEF DISCUSSION WITH RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SPECIFICATION OF JOINT ASSEMBIES AND JOINT GROOVE FORMING METHODS AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE ADVANTAGES OFFERED BY SLIP-FORMED, WET LEAN CONCRETE AS A BASE FOR CONCRETE PAVEMENTS. /RRL/A/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 95, No 8, PP 237-239, 1 PHOT, 7 REF
  • Authors:
    • Burks, A E
    • Maggs, M F
  • Publication Date: 1968-8

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  • Accession Number: 00214993
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 9 2000 12:00AM