To match the global demand of roadway connectivity need of urban road construction, maintenance and management has turned into a major research area over the years. The objective of this study is to discuss about the different urban road maintenance management system & existing road repair techniques to give an overview of the available alternatives. This study can help to establish a better road management system while planning for construction of a new road and also to look after the existing ones. The deterioration of the roads during heavy raining, snowfall, excessive hot weather & other seasonal effect along with natural calamities and human activities causes severe failure like cracking, distortion, bleeding or flushing, potholes etc. which impacts the road transport system and encourage accidents. The urban road maintenance management majorly deals with these problems to establish a well maintained management system to come up with the best possible solution to mitigate these problems within a stipulated time. Study of different repairing techniques can help to identify the proper types of damage of the road and accordingly apply the repair techniques to solve it.
Publication Date: January 2020
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Publication Types: Books, Reports, Papers, and Research Articles
Topics: Construction Management; Highway Maintenance; State of the practice