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Document: 

SP51-13

Date: 

January 1, 1975

Author(s):

William E. Murphy

Publication:

Symposium Papers

Volume:

51

Abstract:

A study of accident statistics has indicated that 10% of all road accidents in the United Kingdom are caused by the reduction in skidding resistance and the impaired visibility which occur when roads are wet.

DOI:

10.14359/17817


Document: 

SP51-12

Date: 

January 1, 1975

Author(s):

J.L. Davis, W.B. Ledbetter, and A.H. Meyer

Publication:

Symposium Papers

Volume:

51

Abstract:

Seven experimental test sections of CRCP were constructed in order to quantify the relative effects of the surface textures. Preliminary conclusions are reached after the first year's observation and are stated throughout the rest of the synopsis.

DOI:

10.14359/17816


Document: 

SP51-03

Date: 

January 1, 1975

Author(s):

William C. Balfour

Publication:

Symposium Papers

Volume:

51

Abstract:

A presentation explaining the problem of Michigan county engineers in road construction. . .This presentation explains the procedure followed by a subcommittee of the Michigan County Road Association in attempting to providde a design procedure that would correlate concrete and asphalt designs, utilize local materials, all with reasonable controls and costs. The results - the first printing of the "Road Design Manual" and the start of a common design language.

DOI:

10.14359/17807


Document: 

SP51-02

Date: 

January 1, 1975

Author(s):

Robert E. Menard

Publication:

Symposium Papers

Volume:

51

Abstract:

With increases in revenues not keeping pace with the demand for more and safer roads Engineers at the Macomb County Road Commission sharpened their pencils and tailored their concrete pavements to meet individual project needs. Weighing maintenance problems and evaluating performance on existing pavements in the area, current pavement design practices were modified to reflect local experience and a bold and economical design was evolved.

DOI:

10.14359/17806


Document: 

SP51-09

Date: 

January 1, 1975

Author(s):

Colin D. Johnston

Publication:

Symposium Papers

Volume:

51

Abstract:

The paper reports on the performance of a series of plain and steel fiber reinforced concrete slabs located on a city bus route.

DOI:

10.14359/17813


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