Gravel Road Design, Construction & Maintenance Eastern Cape August 2019

2019-08-13 08:00 - 2019-08-14 16:30 Eastern Cape

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Unsealed (gravel, soil & earth) roads comprise more than 75% of the proclaimed road network in South Africa. Over the past 20 years considerable research has been carried out regarding the design, construction, maintenance, management and upgrading of unsealed roads, which has been incorporated in the revised Draft TRH 20 document. The objective of this course is to systematically work through the information in this document, with examples and practical exercises.

The course covers:

The performance of unsealed roads

Design of unsealed roads

Construction aspects


Gravel road management

Investigation and maintenance measure selection

Safety aspects

Rehabilitation, improvement and upgrading

This is a high level course and is aimed at Engineers, Technologists and Technicians with at least 5 years post-graduate experience who is involved in the design, construction and maintenance of unsealed roads.

Presenters: Dr. Phil Paige-Green & Mr. Gerrie van Zyl

Delegates can claim 2 ECSA CPD points or SACPCMP 10 CPD hours