The Diagnosis of Pavement Ills

by J. B. Metcalf, Louisiana State Univ, Baton Rouge, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Materials: Performance and Prevention of Deficiencies and Failures


The paper defines the 'health' of a road pavement in terms of parameters of serviceability, safety and structural integrity and defines 'illness' as any departure from 'healthy' values of the parameters. It outlines a range of diagnostic procedures. The paper uses examples from Australian practice.

Subject Headings: Pavements | Diagnosis | Highways and roads | Traffic safety | Parameters (statistics) | Structural safety | Construction materials | Field tests

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