pavement subgrade

pavement subgrade

The upper part of the soil, natural or constructed, that supports the load transmitted by the runway pavement structure. See pavement structure.
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For example, many States that have long, cold winters take advantage of the additional strength of pavements under frozen conditions by increasing the allowable axle load limits during wintertime pavement subgrade hardening.
Based on this study, aperture size, tensile strength at small strains, junction strength, and flexural rigidity are identified as the most important attributes of geogrids in pavement subgrade stabilization.
Due to its versatility, soil-cement is widely used as either a low-cost pavement subgrade or base material for many pavement applications.
Salem studied the effect of seasonal moisture variation on the resilient modulus of pavement subgrade soils.
Cooperative Agreement With Danish Road institute on "Pavement Subgrade Performance Study"