Pavement
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What is inside this section: Pavement

An overview of the history and basic concepts involved in road pavements. This includes coverage of common pavement types organized into two groups, flexible pavements and rigid pavements.

An older Portland Cement Concrete road. This is the Sunset Highway in Washington, paved in 1919.

Pavement History

A brief view of how pavement design, construction and performance has evolved should help provide perspective on present and, possible, future practice.

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