NEW WORKS IN GUSSASPHALT /IN GERMAN/

DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THREE REPORTS WHICH ARE CONCERNED WITH RECENT GUSSASPHALT CONSTRUCTION: H. KOHLER, IN HIS ARTICLE ENTITLED "RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN GUSSASPHALT SURFACINGS ON GERMAN MAIN ROADS," REPORTS ON THE RATIONALIZATION OF GUSSASPHALT APPLICATION, THE DEVELOPMENT OF MECHANIZATION AND CONSTRUCTIONAL INNOVATIONS. THE LATTER INCLUDE THE INTRODUCTION OF THE CAM ROLLER, THE "BERLIN" MIX-DESIGN FOR MECHANICALLY LAID GUSSASPHALT, THE ELIMINATION OF RIGID CARRIAGEWAY EDGING, THE CONSTRUCTION OF SKID-RESISTANT SURFACINGS, AND SIMULTANEOUS MANUFACTURE OF LIGHT-COLOURED EDGE STRIPS WITH A SPECIALLY DEVELOPED SLIP FORM FOR THE EDGE OF THE SURFACING. H. SOLTERBECK, DESCRIBES THE SURFACING WORK IN SECTION 4 ("NEUMUNSTER BY-PASS") OF THE HAMBURG-FLENSBURG MOTORWAY. THIS INCLUDES THE STAGGERED USE OF TWO FINISHERS TO SPEED UP THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BITUMEN-BOUND ROADBASE, AND THE USE OF A TRACKED VEHICLE TO PLACE THE GUSSASPHALT SURFACING. W. KUREK'S KURKA, EXPLAINS THE CONSTRUCTION OF A FLEXIBLE EXPERIMENTAL ROAD IN ESSEN. THIS INCLUDED THE ANCHORAGE OF THE BARS ON A BITUMEN-GRAVEL ROADBASE BY MEANS OF BOLT JOINTS, FOLLOWED BY THE FILLING OF THE SPACE BETWEEN THE BITUMEN-GRAVEL ROADBASE AND THE UPPER EDGES OF THE BASE PLATES WITH TWO LAYERS OF GUSSASPHALT. /FG/RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 16, pp 5-46, 2 TAB, 46 PHOT
  • Corporate Authors:

    Teerbau GmbH

    Ruettenscheider Strasse 66
    D-4300 Essen,   Germany 
  • Publication Date: 1969

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  • Accession Number: 00211178
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 29 1971 12:00AM