History of Local Government concrete roads

Presentation by John Nichols on the History of Local Government concrete roads from ASCP Forum March 2016 - Local Government Pavements

A history of concrete roads for local government  is provided.

Key evolutions in design and construction include:

  • subgrade preparation
  • attention to drainage
  • jointing
  • LMC subbase
  • PCP, short joint spacing 4-5m
  • selected use of CRCP
  • pavement thickness, concrete strength and compaction
  • restoration by grooving and grinding

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