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King William Road Adelaide Australias Longest Interlocking Concrete Road Pavement (Dec 1986)

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King William Road is 2.2 km long, commences about 2 km to the south of Adelaide's central business district and passes through the suburbs of Unley, Wayville, Goodwood, Hyde Park and Unley Park. The northern third passes through a mixed commercial / residential area, the central third through a shopping...

Rehabilitation Of Forestry Roads By Cement Stabilisation (Jul 1986)

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In recent years there has been increasing usage of cement-stabilisation techniques to rehabilitate or re- cycle existing granular road pavements, providing a major service-lite extension for them at a cost much lower than that of reconstruction. This technique has now been successfully extended to include forestry roads. Following a successful...

150 Km Of Concrete Pavement On Three Major Roads (Dec 1985)

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SinceJ982, activities under the Australian Bicentennial Road Development Program (ABRD), in conjunction with works under other Commonwealth and Stale funding arrangements have become highly visible in up- grading the Australian road system to a high standard. In New South Wales and elsewhere concrete roads in varying configurations up to six-lane,...

Three Local-Government Slipform Paving Projects (Dec 1984)

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Until recently; the most common method of concrete pavement construction in Local-Government areas utilised steel or timber sideforms, and manually hauled vibrating screeds. This method continues to be ideal for many projects. Slipform road construction was introduced to Australia in 1979, but until 1983 its use was limited to major...

Tumblong Deviation Hume Highway Nsw (Dec 1983)

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Tumblong Devia1ion, located approximately midway between Sydney and Melbourne, will provide 17 km of high—standard, dual carriageway highway linking the township of Tumblong and the intersection of the Hume Highway and 1he Snowy Mountains Highway. A significant illus1rat ion of activities within the Aus1ralian Bicentennial Road Development Programme funded by...

Concrete Road Paving Record In Queensland (Jul 1983)

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During recent construction on a deviation of the Pacific Highway in South East Oueensland an Australian concrete road paving record of 1 km per day was established. The contractor, Seovic Holdings, using a Miller M9000 slipform paver and supported by the resources of Farley and Lewers (Old) Limited achieved a...

Sydneys Western Freeway (Mar 1983)

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On 16th December 1982 the Hon. Neville Wran, Premier of New South Wales, opened two new sections of the F4 Western Freeway near Sydney. The comibined length of almost 9 km is made up of 5.8 km between Strathfield and Silverwater, and 3 km between Parramatta and Mays Hill Figure...

Slipformed Concrete Pavement For Pacific Highway Queensland (Nov 1982)

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The Main Roads Department, Queensland recently awarded a contract for the construction of 3.25 km of two- lane concrete pavement on the Pacific Highway near Burleigh Heads. This project, which forms part of the programmed extension of the highway in the area skirting Queensland's Gold Coast Figure 1, will be...

100000 Sqm Of Pavement Recycling By Cement Stabilisation Brisbane (Jun 1982)

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The Brisbane City Council operates a Pavement Management System for the identification of the pave- ment needs of the City’s 4400 km of roads. Roads with failed areas exceeding 20 per cent and in need of rehabilitation are identified by this system. One of the rehabilitation methods adopted for roads...

Major Concrete Road Construction For Nsw In 1982 (Mar 1982)

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Signfcant changes in the costs and availability of key resources, which began to occur in the 1970s and are continuing in the 1980s, together with reassessments of the effects of traffic loads, particularly heavy traffic, are seeing reviews of the types of pavements and their design by road authorities in...

Stabilisation Plant Operating In Australia (Nov 1981)

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Stabilisation, already widely used in road pavements in Australia, is being increasingly specified by engineers in three general areas: (a) To improve the engineering properties of sub- grade materials. (b) To modify or strengthen locally available materials which are often of a marginal quality in a situation of diminishing availability...

Bankstown City Council A Review Of 10 Years Of Recycling Streets By Cement Stabilisation (Sep 1981)

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Many Local Government authorities in Australia are finding themselves in the position where roads constructed many years ago are now showing signs of distress. This can be due to a deterioration in the riding surface, a loss pf structural capacity in the pavement itself or, as is often the case,...