ASPHALT PAVEMENT DESIGN FOR NATIONAL ROADS 1970

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HIGHWAY MATERIAL STANDARDS AND PAVEMENT DESIGN FOR NEW ASPHALT PAVEMENTS HAVE BEEN PREPARED BY THE HIGHWAY MATERIALS COMMITTEE. THE RECOMMENDATIONS CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL ARE INTENDED PRIMARILY FOR APPLICATION TO RURAL NATIONAL AND SPECIAL ROADS IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA. CAUTION MUST BE EXERCISED IF THESE RECOMMENDATIONS ARE EXTRAPOLATED TO OTHER CLASSES OF ROADS, TO CITY STREETS, OR TO ROADS IN OTHER COUNTRIES. THE APPENDIX AMPLIFIES SOME OF THE STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES CONTAINED IN THE MANUAL; PROVIDES BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON HOW THEY WERE DERIVED, AND HENCE PROVIDES A BASIS FOR THEIR MODIFICATION IN EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES. ADDITIONAL TENTATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS WHICH HAVE NOT YET BEEN ACCEPTED FOR INCLUSION IN THE MANUAL ARE ALSO SET OUT IN THE APPENDIX. THE STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES SET OUT IN THE MANUAL ARE THE OFFICIAL POLICY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 4, 56 Pp, 5 FIG, 17 TAB, 5 APP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Nat Inst Road Research /S Africa

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  • Authors:
    • Massey, E R
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00205983
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1972 12:00AM