oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Graham Ross: Nemo me impune lacessit (or: Keep off my bloody basecourse)
|Article Title||Graham Ross: Nemo me impune lacessit (or: Keep off my bloody basecourse)|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Mar 1957|
|Keyword(s)||Basecourse and Okiep-Springbok road|
When we built the Okiep-Springbok road in 1950 we had trouble with the reprehensible urge young speedsters felt to ride on the basecourse when it had been so-nicely mixed, spread, graded, rolled and trimmed, all ready for surfacing. This joy-riding left very obvious tracks in the wet surface, which showed through the sand surface seal we were using there.
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