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Tag Archives: road surface
New technology for road surface measurement tested
The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, VTI, has tested a new scanning-laser technology for road surface measurement. The tests show the new technology for comprehensive transverse-profile measurement provides dependable values in measuring transverse profile and rut...
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Condition of Bicycle Paths Can Be Measured Using Mobile App
Most documented single-bicycle accidents are related to bicycle path operation and maintenance. The ability to map the condition of bicycle paths and maintain them is a factor that could contribute to fewer such accidents in the future. A mobile phone app was developed by the Swedish National...
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Poroelastic Road Surface – a Pilot Test Section at Arnakke in Denmark
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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New Method for Motorway Widening
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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