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Title: Sand-grid demonstration road constructed at Fort Story, Virginia
Authors: Webster, Steve L.
Sanders, Stephen G.
Ballard, Robert F.
Keywords: Petroleum cargo
Sand-grid road
Fort Story, Virginia
Publisher: Geotechnical Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Information exchange bulletin (Geotechnical Laboratory) ; v.O-84-1.
Description: Information Exchange Bulletin
Introduction: Sand-grid confinement is a new concept for pavement base course construction that is being developed at the U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station (WES). The concept involves the confinement of sand in interconnected cellular elements, called grids, to produce a load-distributing pavement base layer. Poorly graded sands which are generally found in abundance around the world can be used in expedient construction of sandgrid base layers for many military pavement applications. The sand-grid concept is currently being researched for potential applications in road and airfield pavements, airfield bomb damage repair, erosion control, field fortifications, and expedient dike construction.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11681/2926
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