n IMIESA - Concrete roads study - : product news

Volume 31, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 1, Jan 2006, p. 56
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... 56 - IMIESA JANUARY 2006 PRODUCT NEWS Concrete roads study 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 carry. 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 ..

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