This book is an essential guide to all facets of asphalt technology as applied to the construction and maintenance of highways and reflects the very best of UK asphalt and pavement technology. Written by an international team of leading experts, it covers all aspects of fully flexible road construction from foundation design through to surface treatment.
In recent years, asphalt technology has made significant advances, and this comprehensive work on the subject will be welcome to all in his field. Asphalts in Road Construction details all the major recent innovations but does so without neglecting the fundamental elements of the subject. The book also covers new materials such as stone mastic asphalt and thin surfacings, as well as environmental issues such as spray and noise reduction.