Ashoka Buildcon constructs Package 4 of landmark Eastern Peripheral Expressway project

Ashoka Buildcon constructs Package 4 of landmark Eastern Peripheral Expressway project
Ashoka Buildcon, which was awarded package 4 of the EPE project, constructed 22km of the 135 km EPE, at a cost of ₹789 crores. It built three grade separators, one ROB, 12 VUPs, 22 PUPs, four minor bridges and 20 Read More...

Wirtgen: Cold milling machines have a decisive impact on quality of road rehabilitation

Wirtgen: Cold milling machines have a decisive impact on quality of road rehabilitation
Wirtgen offers the widest range of cold milling machines in the industry. Customers can choose from more than 30 different types of machines, with each also available with a variety of milling widths. The lower Read More...

Smart Pavement Materials and Emerging Technologies

Smart Pavement Materials and Emerging Technologies
Smartness describes self-adaptability, self-sensing, and multiple functionalities of the materials. These characteristics provide numerous possible applications of such materials in manufacturing and civil Read More...

Repair of Scaled Surface Areas of Newly Constructed Cement Concrete Pavement Slabs

Repair of Scaled Surface Areas of Newly Constructed Cement Concrete  Pavement Slabs
After 2014, the speed of the construction of cement concrete road for national highways and expressways, in cities and even at village level has significantly increased due to the policy adopted by the Government of India Read More...

ArcelorMittal Long Products - Benefits of steel solutions in bridge design

ArcelorMittal Long Products - Benefits of steel solutions in bridge design
Today's modern bridge construction projects face totally new challenges. The public, the regulators and the authorities demand structures that are cost effective during their planning, execution, lifetime and dismantling. Read More...

From Yarn to Bridges – Strata Takes Another Giant Leap in Technical Textiles

From Yarn to Bridges – Strata Takes Another Giant Leap in Technical Textiles
Strata Geosystems, a global leader in the soil reinforcement industry, has opened its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, which will meet the growing demand for geosynthetic products in India and around the Read More...

Bogibeel Rail-cum-Road Bridge

Bogibeel Rail-cum-Road Bridge
There are a lot of legends and prophesies floating with the current of the mighty Brahmaputra River as it tracks its course from Tibet to Bangladesh, roaring down through narrow chasms and gobbling up land in its pursuit Read More...

Advantages of Precast Concrete in Constructing Highways & Bridges

Advantages of Precast Concrete in Constructing Highways & Bridges
Prefabrication of any structure component off-site during highway construction (or reconstruction) offers major time and user cost savings in comparison with the traditional cast-in-place methods of construction. Read More...

Long-life Pavements - European & American Perspectives

Long-life Pavements - European & American Perspectives
Long-life Pavements European & American Perspectives Road infrastructure investment has increased less in many countries than road traffic. If these trends continue, the outcome will be increasing intensity of Read More...

Performance Management for Durable Pavements

Performance Management for Durable Pavements
Satisfactory pavement performance can be assured only with an appropriate design with a well-calibrated algorithm, material selection based on the appropriate mix design, proper processing of the materials for Read More...

Experimental Study on Tunnel Excavation Muck for Road Construction

Experimental Study on Tunnel Excavation Muck for Road Construction
Substantial parts of India are covered by hills and Himalayas stand foremost among them. The border areas in the North and North-East of our country are mountainous with steep topography, difficult and hazardous Read More...

Geocells For Pavement Reinforcement

Geocells For Pavement Reinforcement
Roads are essential for the economic growth of the country, and unlike the railway network, various classes of roads-from expressways to rural road, assure last mile connectivity. India’s growing economy requires Read More...

Pervious Concrete Technology for Urban Roads and Pavements

Pervious Concrete Technology for Urban Roads and Pavements
Pervious Concrete Technology for Urban Roads and Pavements In recent years, the rise in employment and higher standard of living, amongst numerous other factors, has led to a gradual shift of people from rural to urban Read More...

Durable and Economical Technology for Bituminous Surfacing of Rural Roads

Durable and Economical Technology for Bituminous Surfacing  of Rural Roads
The Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) has been one of the most successful flagship programmes launched by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2000 for constructing a wide network of rural roads Read More...

Precast Concrete - Smart Pavement - The future of road building

Precast Concrete - Smart Pavement - The future of road building
The term “information superhighway” was introduced in the 1990s. Back then, it was used to describe a worldwide communications network. Today, Kansas City, Mo.-based Integrated Roadways is putting a different Read More...

Faster & Better Road Construction is Possible

Faster & Better Road Construction is Possible
Road Transport & Highways minister Nitin Gadkari has time and again been urging to use more of innovative techniques and materials for faster and better-quality construction of roads and highways. While launching Read More...

Why do many roads constructed in India fail prematurely?

Why do many roads constructed in India fail prematurely?
There is a fundamental engineering requirement with respect to the bituminous mix used in road construction. The mix should be dense so that water cannot penetrate it. In fact, water can destroy both rural Read More...

Influence of Surface Scaling on the Performance of Cement Concrete Roads

Influence of Surface Scaling on the Performance of Cement Concrete Roads
A well designed and properly constructed cement concrete road generally outperforms the structural and functional performance parameters set for it. On the other hand, premature distresses such as surface Read More...

Emerging Methodologies & Technologies for Construction of Flexible Pavement

Emerging Methodologies & Technologies for Construction of Flexible Pavement
While an efficient transport system is needed for growth of economy, roads play an important role as most sought mode of transport. India has an extensive road network of 4.6 million kms and number of vehicles Read More...

Watershed developments in the highway ecosystem during 2017

Watershed developments in the highway ecosystem during 2017
The year gone by witnessed several structural changes, in fact, watershed developments shedding off developers concerns, stress and strains retarding the progress and growth of the road and highway Read More...

Flexible Pavement versus Rigid Pavement

Flexible Pavement versus Rigid Pavement
Two types of pavements are laid in India-rigid pavement and flexible pavement. In simple terms, a flexible pavement can be defined as a pavement layer comprising of a mixture of aggregates Read More...

Emerging Sustainable Practices in Highway Pavements Construction

Emerging Sustainable Practices in Highway Pavements Construction
Sustainability is a key issue facing today’s society. The goal of sustainability is to make the world suitable for future generations. There is increasing awareness that certain human activities and development Read More...

Roads Sector – An Outlook

Roads Sector – An Outlook
The Government of India recognised the importance of roads,in the real sense, in early 2000 when the then Prime Minister Sh A. B. Vajpayee, office, took direct charge of the Ministry of Roads & Highways for regular Read More...

Unlocking the Development Potential of the National Highways and Roads Sector

Unlocking the Development Potential of the National Highways and Roads Sector
On a global level, India boasts of the second-largest road networks in the world, with around 50 lakh kms of national highways, state highways and rural & urban roads connecting the villages and towns Read More...

The Consonance of Organizational Ergonomics in Indian Construction

Schematic Diagram
Ergonomics, also known as human factor, is a deductive discipline perturbed with the correlation among human beings and other elements of workplace. It is a field that administers principles, methods Read More...

PMGSY– a success story!

PMGSY
Of all the government's sponsored flagship schemes to promote holistic rural development in terms of providing basic services to country's hinterlands, the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) Read More...

Geosynthetic Applications in Pavement Construction

Schematic Flexible Pavement Crust Section
The pavement is a structural entity which takes up cyclic stresses from various types of vehicles that are deemed to ply along the selected route over its designated life. The pavement surface is required Read More...

Concrete Slipform Pavers- Latest Technologies and Paving Techniques

Concrete Slipform Pavers
Good quality concrete pavement requires quality material, suitable road design, high quality equipment, and quality control at all stages of construction. Although, concrete roads are supposed to last long Read More...

Durable and Cost Effective Concrete Overlay on City Bituminous Roads: Whitetopping

Whitetopping
Concrete is a very durable material for the construction of roads and highways. Several highways, expressway, and city roads have been constructed with cement concrete in the recent past in India Read More...

Stone Matrix Asphalt Indian Experiences

Stone Matrix Asphalt
Over the years India has seen a tremendous rise not only in the traffic volume, but heavy loading as well. Vehicles carrying heavy loads, have special designed tyres, which are inflated to high pressure, Read More...

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