bitumen macadam


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macadam, tarmac, tarmacadam

1. A paving for roads or other surfaces, formed by grading and compacting layers of crushed stone or gravel; then the top layer(s) are usually bound by asphaltic material, acting to stabilize the stone, provide a smoother surface, and seal against water penetration.
2. The crushed stone used in a macadamized surface.
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Tenders are invited for Construction of new parkings in City centre sector 5, Panchkula collection and carriage of stcne soling / metal, Providing and laying of Bitumen Macadam 50mm thick and SDBC 25mm thick alongwth tack coat & interlocking paver tiles as per MORT&H specification including maintenance and defect lability period of three years free of cost
Total quantity or scope of tender: The works comprise :- Patching marked distressed areas using close graded bitumen macadam binder course (asphalt concrete) 60mm thick and design mix asphalt to Table 2 Column 1 (50% 0/10mm aggregate binder course mix) as a surface course 40mm thick.
Tenders are invited for Providing and laying of Bitumen Macadam 50mm thick and SDBC 25mm thick alongwith tack coat as per MORTH specification including maintenance and defect liability period of three years free of cos
The Minister said: As a result of the surfacing works on the Southern Spine Road approximately 98% of the public roads on the island will now have a bitumen macadam surface, providing a significant benefit to both islanders and tourist visitors.