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Potholes – Annoying Problem for Road Users and Road Administrations

Potholes
The winter 2013/2014 has in Denmark been reasonably mild, but normally it has been high season for a special kind of damage to our roads – Potholes. In places where the pavement conditions are not optimal and the climate during wintertime provides wet conditions and freeze-thaw cycling potholes...

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Poroelastic Road Surface – a Pilot Test Section at Arnakke in Denmark

Poroelastic road surface
The PERSUADE project aims at developing the experimental concept of poroelastic road surfacing (PERS) into a feasible noise-abatement measure as an alternative to, for example, noise barriers. The project comprises an extensive investigation and testing in the laboratory to develop a durable...

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Thin Layer Pavements – Long Time Effect of Noise Reduction

Roadside noise measurement a
In 2003 the Danish Road Directorate (DRD) started a co-operation with local administrations and asphalt contractors to develop noise reducing thin layer pavements and to construct such pavements on test sections. This article contains a status of the noise measurements carried out in the period...

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New Method for Motorway Widening

Mixing cement in the widened road section.
The Danish Road Directorate has, in cooperation with a consortium of contractors consisting of  Barslund A/S, K.L. Kristensen A/S the SR Group, introduced a new construction method which exploits the existing materials in the road, as well as providing a very resistant road surface for heavy...

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