Providing the Anvil for the Surfacing of a Pavement

Eduard Kleyn

Premature failure is a manmade phenomenon. For surfacing to perform properly, the G1 base needs to provide a well-knit aggregate mosaic. Kleyn works on the principle that mosaic particle interlock (density) = stability/strength. He makes success easy for the contractor by describing anomalies that must be avoided in preparing the base, and listing signs indicating that optimum interlock has been achieved.

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