Concrete Pavements in Heavy Rain Areas

Paper by LONDOÑO from ISCR 7th 1994 Vienna Austria

The difficulty to build roads in heavy rain areas is illustrated through the reconstruction of the road going from Pasto (the capital of the Department of Nariño) to the port town of Tumaco, in the vely South of Colombia at the Pacific Cost and the border with Ecuador. Despite this situation, concrete pavements have shown, once more, their versatility becoming not only the most economic alternative but the easiest one to be built under the mentioned climatic conditions.

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