Technical Inspection of Some Rural Roads

Gradation of GSB Materials
An effective and efficient infrastructure system particularly the road transportation network has become very crucial in our country for high economic growth and its sustenance in future. Owing Read More...

CRMB Pellets for Sustainable Road Infrastructure

OGFC Patch Mix
The United States is home to nearly 3.7 million kilometers of paved roads, and 94% of these roads are surfaced with asphalt materials. It is estimated that approximately 4,000 asphalt contractors are producing Read More...

Field Experience on Performance of High Volume Fly Ash Concrete Pavement

flyash concrete pavement
Road infrastructure projects constitute huge investments that have to serve the society for a long time. High investing cost involved in these projects has to be justified from the benefits of a concrete Read More...

A Field Test to Determine Tack Coat Adequacy

Track Coat
Tack coat is a light application of emulsion or bituminous binder between existing roadway surface and the new overlay. The main purpose of the tack coat is to bond the two layers to prevent slip Read More...

Green Roads Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainability

Green Roads
Road infrastructure is one of the most expensive and extensive infrastructure assets of the built environment globally. In addition to the economic and social implications, this asset impacts the natural Read More...

A Snapshot of Pavement Engineering Papers Presented at the 2013 Annual Transport...

Hot Mix Asphalt Testing
The Annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) meeting in the US is held every year in the month of January in Washington, DC. This meeting is very well attended, and most people who are involved in consulting work Read More...

Rehabilitation of PSC Bridge - A Case Study

Grade seperator
A grade-separator was to be constructed at the Polytechnic crossing in Lucknow city on National Highway-24A. The construction work was started in May 2002 which was scheduled to be completed Read More...

Measures to Prevent Damages in Black Cotton Soil Areas

Damages in Black Cotton Soil
Black cotton soil, a cohesive soil, is considered a problematic soil for civil engineers. It has characteristics of swelling during rains and shrinking during summer. In both the conditions, it poses problems Read More...

Influence of Temperature on the Performance of Bituminous Pavements

Influence of Temperature
In this technical note, we describe the influence of temperature on the performance of bituminous pavements. Temperature significantly influences bitumen properties throughout its lifecycle Read More...

New and Emerging Road Technologies for future

Geopolymer concrete
Durable, long-life roads and highways with low maintenance would be one of the priorities for the future society. To bear the increasing traffic loads, new materials and products will have to be developed. Managing Read More...

Emerging Issues for Road Construction and Maintenance – A Futuristic View

Emerging Issues for Road Construction
In the coming decades the design, construction and maintenance of roads will face a range of new issues and as such will require a number of new approaches. In particular, road authorities will be required Read More...

Permeability of Concrete - A "silent killer"

Concrete Permeability
Excellent long-term performance of concrete structures is associated with both concrete strength and durability properties, e.g., Permeability which is a governing property to estimate durability Read More...

Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Road Infrastructure projects

Public Private Partnership in Road Infrastructure projects
This paper analyses a number of untouched issues related to PPP projects which play an immensely important role in these types of projects. Also it highlights various risks associated with PPP Read More...

Evaluation and Modelling the Performance of Pavement Drainage Systems

Pavement Drainage Systems
Urban road drainage is one of the key components which needs to be considered along with other parameters for urban pavement management system. Excessive water content in the pavement Read More...

Strategic Highway Construction in Hilly Terrain

Highway Construction
Gravitational forces are always acting on a mass of soil or rock beneath a slope. As long as the strength of the mass is equal to or greater than the gravitational forces, the forces are in balance Read More...

Hot Mix Recycling of Asphalt Pavements materials – India

Hot Mix Recycling of Asphalt Pavements
Recycling of existing asphalt pavement materials to produce new pavement materials results in considerable savings of material, money, and energy. The specific benefits of recycling can be Read More...

R&D in Road Transportation Sector CSIR-CRRI Contributions

Road Transportation Sector
A good road transport system is one of the best indicators of the economic and industrial development of a country and its growth. The road network in India has grown from 400,000 km in 1951 to about 3.5 Read More...

Whitetopping- An Engineered Economical Long-lasting Solution for Distressed Roads

Whitetopping
Whitetopping is an engineered method of placement of concrete overlay on existing distressed bituminous as well as concrete roads. In India, whitetopping technology is being adopted Read More...

Pervious Concrete A Solution to Stormwater Runoff

Pervious Concrete
Pervious concrete is a mixture of hydraulic cement, coarse aggregates (stone), water and admixtures. American Concrete Institute (ACI) Committee 522 describes pervious concrete as a "near zero-slump Read More...

Transportation Infrastructure Needs and Developments

Transportation Infrastructure
Mobility is fundamental to economic and social activities of any country. Mobility is provided by the transportation infrastructure and this has a huge impact on the development and welfare Read More...

Successful Construction of a Toll Motorway

Toll Motorway
A 39 kilometer toll motorway was constructed on budget (A$2.5 billion) and five months ahead of time. It was opened in June 2008. This project involved 17 interchanges, 88 bridges and twin three lane Read More...

Asphalt is Green

Asphalt Plants
Raising environmental concerns, fuel costs and the steadily declining natural resources affect not only the cost of asphalt mixes per se, but is forcing the industry to go green. Today, every professional Read More...

WHITE TOPPING: An Excellent Solution for Pavement Rehabilitation

WHITE TOPPING
Concrete Roads were first built by Romans (300 BC – 476 AD). They were quite innovative in the construction with the use of innovative materials viz., use of 'Pozzolana' cement from Read More...

Experiences with Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA)

Stone Matrix Asphalt
In the sixties and early seventies, studded tires were used in Germany during wintertime. The wear of asphalt surface courses under the spikes was extreme. Research and investigations on the perform Read More...

Advances in Bituminous Road Construction

Advances in  Bituminous  Road Construction
An ambitious road construction plan is underway in India, which primarily involves bituminous pavements. At the present time, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MORTH) Specification for Road and Read More...

Sustainable Pavement Engineering

Sustainable Pavement Engineering
The need for safe, durable and smooth riding pavements on highways and in airports cannot be contended. Construction and maintenance of pavements cost money - which is mostly provided through taxes that Read More...

Soil and Aggregate Stabilization for Sustainable Pavement

Soil and Aggregate Stabilization for Sustainable Pavement
In Pavement Design and Construction, there is an urgent need of economical and innovative Technology that reduces energy consumption and Green House Gas (GHG) emission apart from providing sufficient Read More...

Methodologies for Repair of Cracks in PQC in Concrete Pavements

Methodologies for Repair of Cracks in PQC in Concrete Pavements
Large scale construction of Bridges & Highways is going on in India and World over. They are mostly made as rigid pavements using Pavement Quality Concrete (PQC). On one hand, concrete is a very good and strong Read More...

BoT based Highway Railway Over Bridge Project

BoT based Highway Railway Over Bridge Project
Infrastructure development including highways, bridges, power stations, dams, etc., which was the sole monopoly of the government, has now been opened to private sector participation because of the huge requirements Read More...

Clearances Required Under Environment Acts For Highway Projects

Clearances Required Under Environment Acts For Highway Projects
Environment Security and development progress are perceived as necessary requisites for sustainable economic growth of any country. The concepts of environmental issues have Read More...

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