A Contractors View of Concrete Pavements in the Expanding Uk Market Place with Particular Reference to Continuously Reinforced Concrete Road Base

Paper by COLLINSON HOLLANDS from ISCR 6th 1990

The paper reviews the reasons for continuously reinforced pavement design, and the economics of the choice of paving method. The current UK specification, its limitations and the potential va-riance with European and American specificationsare considered with its effect on the historic UKmarket, together with an opinion of the futuremarket.For the M40 contract at Banbury the balance ofplant, its operation, the economics of the methodof working and its advantages and disadvantagesis considered with respect to CRCR (CRCP).The paper concentrates on the methods, produc-tion rates and economics of the Contractors ope-rations within the UK specifications.

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