Rutting in Roads – Definition – Repair – Meaning – Causes

causes of rutting in flexible pavement

Rutting in flexible pavement is creation of a depression or a groove. It is typically shown as wheel path engraved on the road surface. The main cause of rutting failure is the deformation of the asphalt concrete under the loading from vehicles. In cold climate areas, rutting happens as snow studded tires travel in a … Read more

Weight of concrete – Density – Concrete Slab – Driveways

Weight of concrete per foot

Knowing the unit weight of concrete is an important step while designing reinforced concrete structures as well as during preparing mix-design. The unit weight of simple concrete (un-reinforced concrete) is different as compared with the weight per cubic foot of a reinforced concrete mass. Similarly, if you’re working on a demolition project, you need a … Read more

Difference between Flexible and rigid Pavement (Fully EXPLAINED)

Rigid Pavement

So, when you step in the world of pavements, you’ve got two broad classes or types’ i.e. rigid pavement and flexible pavement. So, what is rigid pavement and what is the difference between flexible and rigid pavement? In simple terms, we can say that a pavement made with concrete acts like a rigid pavement while … Read more

Gravel limestone – What Is Better for Driveways?

gravel limestone

Gravel and limestone are two of widely used type of aggregates with variety of applications in construction industry. It is often used as a sub-base material or as primary material for paving driveways. But there’s a big debate out there that which one is better for driveways – lime stone or gravel? Affiliate disclaimer: The … Read more