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Publications Routes/Roads Earthworks

This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of road earthworks. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • General report and pictures of the Congress

    General report and pictures of the Congress

  • Introduction to the XXIVth World Road Congress

    Introduction to the XXIVth World Road Congress

  • Road on existing waste deposite

    Restraints influencing the choice of an alignement are increasing stronger and the road engineer may be led to cross a deposit of different waste materials from human origin. he may also find it after alignment has been chosen. The engineer is faced with unusual difficulties when he must cross what geotechnicians describe willingly as "lower dustbib". The quality of this article is to provide both a general framework of study of these particular deposite and a more detailed framework of technicla [...]

  • Minor earthworks: Backfilling of small trenches

    Massive construction work is always spectacular. It is often accompanied by smaller-scale works whose role in the structure as a whole is equally important. in the field of eartworks, this is the case of the backfilling of small trenches, and backfills against and covering bridges and culverts.

  • Overall overview of the TREMTI 2005 Symposium

    This article presents the conclusion of the Symposium organized 24-26 October 2005, in Paris.