Term of the Road Dictionary

run-on slab

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Structures Bridges
  • Definition : Slab between the end of a bridge and the approach embankment, which is supported on the back face of the ballast wall of the abutment and on the embankment. Note: as the approach embankment settles, the transition slab adjusts to reduce the irregularity in the road surface [LCPC-IFSTTAR].
  • Synonyms : transition slab / approach slab

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