Guidelines for Sealing and Filling Cracks in Asphalt Concrete Pavement

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Subjectcrack sealants, consortium, degradation, installation; Roads/Pavement; Pavements
AbstractIn spite of recent increases in public infrastructure investments, municipal infrastructure is decaying faster than it is being renewed. Factors such as low funding, population growth, tighter health and environmental requirements, poor quality control leading to inferior installation, inadequate inspection and maintenance, and lack of consistency and uniformity in design, construction and operation practices have impacted on municipal infrastructure. At the same time, an increased burden on infrastructure due to significant growth in some sectors tends to quicken the ageing process while increasing the social and monetary cost of service disruptions due to maintenance, repairs or replacement.
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PublisherNational Guide to Sustainable Municipal Infrastructure
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Lignes Directrices sur le Calfeutrage et le Colmatage des Fissures dans les Chaussées de Béton Bitumineux
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRCC 46289
NPARC number20378748
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