oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Graham Ross: Nemo me impune lacessit (or: Keep off my bloody basecourse)



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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