Durability of bituminous pavements helps to minimize maintenance cost. There are different factors which affect the durability of bituminous pavements are discussed.
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Failures in flexible pavements can be due to failure of its component layers which undergo distress due to various causes. Types of failures in flexible pavements and repair techniques are discussed.
Failures in rigid pavements are caused by distresses due to various causes. Repair techniques these types of failures in rigid pavements are discussed.
Bitumen is used in road construction due to various properties and advantages it has over other pavement construction materials. Advantages of bitumen for road construction is discussed.
There are various methods of flexible pavement design such as empirical and semi-empirical methods. Flexible pavement design by semi-empirical method is discussed in this article.
There are many factors affecting pavement design. These factors are appropriately considered for design and construction of good quality pavements.
Aggregates have different properties which are tested individually with different types of tests for the construction of pavement.
Before Design of Flexible Pavement by Group Index Method, let us understand What is Flexible Pavement? A true flexible pavement yields “elastically” to traffic loading. It is constructed with a bituminous-treated surface or a relatively thin surface of hot-mix asphalt ...