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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The aim of research is by theoretical and experimental researches to determine the reasonable limit values of normative documents for the asphalt mixtures used for laying the wearing course, base course and foundation layers of the city streets in Lithuania.
Between next Monday and September 13, the work will be carried out for Warwickshire County Council by contractors W S Atkins to lay a wearing course on the A445 Leaming-ton Road where it meets the A45 at Ryton -on-Dunsmore.
Surface wearing course 80m x 5m to be removed and replaced with new asphalt at 40mm depth.
Traffic will only be stopped from travelling through the A45/A445 junction at Ryton-on-Dunsmore when contractors, who are laying a new wearing course on the A445 Leamington Road, have to use the carriageway.
Surface wearing course 124m x 12m to be removed and replaced with new asphalt at 40mm depth.
Graham Pittaway, project manager, said: "The work involves us resurfacing the worn-out southbound carriageway using a high-performance wearing course to resist rutting.
Install an asphalt correction course and wearing course to the travel lanes.
Contract notice: 15pet010 - resumption of the wearing course on the secondary road 677 towns to deauville touques.
Surface wearing course 350m x 12m to be removed and replaced with new asphalt at 40mm depth.