wearing course


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wearing course

n
(Civil Engineering) the top layer of a road that carries the traffic; road surface. Also called: carpet or topping
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the works mainly include: the recovery over the entire width of the concrete pavement covered by: a 2 cm cracks-type anti-raised cracks, a bonding layer with a 0/10 by 6 cm bbsg, a wearing course with a bbtm 0/10 on 2.
To a question, he said that the Makran Coastal Highway (N-10) has passed its design life, since only 5 cm Asphaltic Wearing Course was laid, which was insufficient for road structure.
To a question, he said that the Makran Coastal Highway (N-10) has passed its design life,since only 5 cm Asphaltic Wearing Course was laid, which was insufficient for road structure.
Final Cut's new rim design offers further benefits: the base course of asphalt can be readily drained prior to the installation of the wearing course; the initial wearing course can be milled before placement of an initial overlay, without hand chipping around the casting; and the combination of the Final Cut rim, riser and cover allows the use of new BMPs for the control of erosion and sedimentation.