Sometimes we just can’t understand the Rhyme or reason for the recommendations and reporting others provide.
In this case both the field description and laboratory testing by others missed the obvious oversize materials within the pavement leading to obvious construction difficulties and methodology changes once revealed.
In the end a good result however poor planning (or investigation) will often lead to cost blowouts, unexpected finding and an upset client and/or contractors.
We were in the Melton area today and came across a bridge and road upgrade
Sometimes we just can’t understand the Rhyme
Soil #Mattressing is deformation caused by high water pressures
Site Geotechnical undertook asphalt coring within one of Melbournes busiest freeways to obtain asphalt samples.
Looking for resilient subgrade preparation on soft soils
After approximately 20 years this foam bitumen stabilised (FBS) pavement in Hoppers Crossing
Foam Bitumen Stabilisation (FBS) works being conducted
Innovation, collaboration and the extraordinary efforts of the project team and key stakeholders
Site Geotechnical were asked to determine reasoning for sinkholes
Macadam is a type of road construction.
Site Geotechnical - Mini Rig Great little job
Safely investigate during the day
Detailed Geotechnical investigation followed by considered structural design