Design Method for Secondary Road Flexible Pavements in Virginia: Also Suggested for Subdivision and Other Road Systems

Report No: 71-R18

Published in 1972

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The design method for secondary roads is based on AASHO Road Test Results and Virginia's design experience. It is divided into two parts. (1) the evaluation of the soil support value of the subgrade, the thickness equivalencies of the paving materials, and the traffic in terms of vehicles per day; and (2) design considerations such as the determination of the required thickness index of the pavement and the selection of the materials and layer thicknesses to meet the design thickness index.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


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N. K. Vaswani

Last updated: February 9, 2024

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