n IMIESA - Concrete roads the way to go : company news
|Article Title||Concrete roads the way to go : company news|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Nov 2005|
|Pages||49 - 50|
Extracted from text ... Concrete roads the way to go A recent study by The Road Information Program (TRIP) in the USA found that concrete roads were so durable that they often exceeded their design lives by years - or even decades - and often handled three times more traffic than they were designed to accommodate. The TRIP study also showed that: ??The durability of concrete roads minimised the need for repair and annual maintenance. ??A study on tyre / highway noise conducted by the American National Centre for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) demonstrated that concrete roads were just as quiet as asphalt surfaces. In ..
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