n IMIESA - Solving unpaved roads - the use of bitumen-stabilised materials to upgrade eThekwini Municipality's low-volume, unsurfaced road network : technical paper - rural roads

Volume 40, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 40, Issue 11, Nov 2015, p. 64 - 69
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



eThekwini Municipality maintains an unsurfaced road network of approximately 1 440 km. Regular grading and replacement of gravel places a substantial financial burden on the municipality. These low-volume unsurfaced roads occur mainly in rural areas and often deny communities all-weather access to social services and economic opportunities.

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