Concrete roads save fuel – 2008 Canadian Study

Presentation by Arvo Tinni on the fuel saving benefits of concrete roads from Sydney Forum 16 March 2009

Arvo Tinni's presentation references a 2008 Canadian study by the National Research Council, Centre for Surface Transportation Technology.

A comparative study of three pavement types - concrete, asphalt and composite.

Reported truck fuel savings of 1.8% and 3% at 100km/hr and 60km/hr respectively for concrete when compared with the next best result.

 

 

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