Centre for Pavement Engineering Education Inc.

Unsealed Roads in Rural Environments

A two-day short course, focusing on unsealed roads in rural environments, for managers of roads, engineers and engineering technologists, project managers and senior supervisors working for federal, state, or local authorities, consultants and contractors.

Description

Overview: 

A two-day short course, focusing on unsealed roads in rural environments, for managers of roads, engineers and engineering technologists, project managers and senior supervisors working for federal, state, or local authorities, consultants and contractors.

The primary purpose of the course is to assist in the efficient management of unsealed road pavements. As well as addressing the fundamentals, advice is provided on design issues, improving material properties, construction and operational aspects. Strategic management issues are also addressed.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Unsealed Road      
  • Road Structures & Geometric Attributes
  • Pavement Materials & Subgrade
  • Intro to Stabilization
  • Improving Local Materials
  • Winning Local Materials 
  • Pavement Construction   
  • Drainage & Environment 
  • Pavement Design Principles
  • Pavement Maintenance & Defect  Identification
  • Asset Management   
     - Condition Monitoring
     - Systems Deterioration 
  • Lifecycle Analysis
  • Case History #1
  • Testing Protocols for Field Trials
  • Local Issues & Summary of Learnings