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||Apr 1956|
|Pages||121 - 136|
|Keyword(s)||Construction of rural roads and Use of natural soils and gravels|
Progress made in recent years by the use of natural soils and gravels for the construction of rural roads appears to have had little influence on urban practice, where roads are still largely constructed on traditional lines. In a town, proximity of work to the controlling office favours a successful application of soil technology but restrictions imposed by erven layout and provision of other services require an adaptation of the technique used for rural conditions.
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