New Concrete Pavement Structures in the Revision of the French Catalogue of New Pavements and in the Technical Guide of Overlays

Paper by BOISSOUDY GOUX GENRE from ISCR 6th 1990

The documents for conception and design of new and reinforcement works on the French national road network were updated in 1988to take into account new pavement designs and techniques: dowelled slabs, continuously reinforced concrete, thick slabs on porous course, cement processed materials subbases. The article explains: - the development of the techniques and the use of the design method in updating - the rules concerning the economic comparison of allstructures proposed by a circular sent out by the Direction des Routes in August 1989.

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