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Rotary Intersection of Roads and its Design Factors

What is Rotary Intersection of Roads? The rotary intersection of roads is also called as traffic rotary which is nothing but enlarged intersection of roads where vehicles cross roads or change their direction without stopping. All vehicles coming from different ...

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Classification of Roads and Their Details

Road transportation is an essential network for any country. Classification of roads based on many factors such as materials, locations, traffic etc. are discussed. Classification or Types of Roads The roads are classified based on many factors as follows.Materials Location & function Traffic ...

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Asphalt, Bitumen and Tar – Types, Difference and Comparison

Difference between Asphalt, bitumen and tar, their types and comparisons of their properties is discussed. Asphalt, bitumen and tar have similar properties generally used for pavements Construction.  What is Asphalt? The asphalt is a mixture which consists alumina, lime, silica ...

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Strength and Failure of Bituminous Pavement Materials

Structure of Bituminous Pavements Flexible road structure is a combination of several layers, which serves the purpose of distributing the loads from the traffic (both dynamic and static) to the underlying layers in a level so that the layers can bear ...

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Durability of Bituminous Pavements and Factors Affecting it

Durability of bituminous pavements helps to minimize maintenance cost. There are different factors which affect the durability of bituminous pavements are discussed. The ability of a structure to survive and give continued required performance throughout its life is called the durability. ...

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