wearing course


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wearing course

[′wer·iŋ ‚kȯrs]
(civil engineering)
The top layer of surfacing on a road.

wearing surface, wearing course

1. The top layer of surfacing which carries vehicular traffic.
2. Same as topping.
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5 wearing course mixture (3,c); 3,305 lf of 4" perf pe pipe drain; 3,104 sf 4" concrete walk.
The works consist of approximately: 5100m of excavation of streetscape to boxing levels 7500m of 30mm depth asphalt wearing course 2500m of 40mm depth asphalt wearing course 1400m of 95mm depth asphalt and crushed rock base courses 2300m of concrete kerb & channel 1400 m of 150mm depth concrete shared footpath 240 m of various concrete works 310m of 300mm dia concrete drainage pipe 300m of 375mm dia concrete drainage pipe Drainage pits Associated works.
75 inches of asphalt wearing course will be placed on this entire section of roadway.
Tenders are invited for item 1: resurface an approximate 2750 feet section (5806 sy) of patla rd (tr547) with binder course and wearing course.