oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Soil base roads and stormwater drainage in an urban area
|Article Title||Soil base roads and stormwater drainage in an urban area|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Oct 1964|
|Pages||307 - 311|
|Keyword(s)||Design and construction, Modern urban and rural roads and Standard stone-base type specifications|
The Author's analysis of the problems involved in the design and construction of modern urban and rural roads should cause all engineers who designed urban roads on the basis of standard stone-base type specifications to consider whether the continuance of this policy was in the best interests of the communities which they served. But in putting forward his case for the adoption of specialised design methods the Author introduced a new concept 'the expendable road' which would not be easy to accept.
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