Concrete Paving in the UK One Contractors Experience and Approach Since 1983

Paper by CARROLL from ISCR 6th 1990

dfred McAlpine Construction Ltd have constructed 20 kilometres of concrete carriageway using slipform pavers; 00 kilometres of which have been completed since 1983. This aper sets out the philosophy and experience of this firm with egard to the construction since 1983. It highlights the decision laking processes undergone at tender and construction stages. 'he effects of changes in the Department of Transport pecification over recent years are evaluated and conclusions re drawn as to the improvements that have been made since 983 and also those areas where work is still necessary. The aper gives detailed information on particular contracts corn-leted since 1983.

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