Structural Design of Flexible Highway Pavements

Design of Flexible Highway Pavements

Basis for design A flexible pavement is a structure composed of one or more layers of bound or unbound materials with or without a bituminous surfacing. Since the intensity of stresses from traffic loads diminishes with depth the conventional form of construction for a flexible pavement is a layered system in which the quality of …

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Quality Control of Road Works in Ghana

Hence, quality control of road works in Ghana is very crucial.

Introduction In Ghana, road works whether new development or maintenance, are generally executed by contracting.  Hence, quality control of road works in Ghana is very crucial. A contract is a legal agreement between two parties where one party agrees to carry out certain works in return for a reward (or in legal terms a consideration …

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Maintenance of Roads [ All you need to know]

Maintenance of Roads [ All you need to know]

Introduction to Road maintenance Maintenance of roads is an intervention measure designed to arrest the deterioration of a road and to restore the service condition to the as-built state or, at least, very nearly so. The type and scale of the maintenance activity will depend on the type of pavement failure being considered. Types of …

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