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Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Engineering by Manjriker Gunaratne, Nishantha Bandara

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CHAPTER 5

CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS, QUALITY CONTROL, AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

Once the site investigations and the design phase of a project are completed, the construction phase of the project begins. The construction phase involves building a roadway or other facilities according to the plans and specifications provided in the contract documents. This phase is an important stage of the life of the roadway facility where proper construction practices and quality control or quality assurance of the material and construction activities determine the future performance of the facility. This chapter describes different techniques for quality control of pavement construction and design verification.

5.1 CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS

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