A typical fiexible (or asphalt) pavement consists of surface, base course, and subbase built over compacted subgrade (natural soil) as shown in Figure 8.1. In some cases, the subbase layer is not used, whereas in a small number of cases both base and subbase are omitted.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||The Handbook of Highway Engineering|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2005|
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