STABILIZATION & RECONSTRUCTION OF ROADS IN BC SOIL AREA OF SH-150
Author(s):
Mandar Dilip More, Dr. M. R. Vyawahare
Keywords:
BC soil, SH-150, highway construction, stabilization, pavement.
Abstract
All economies are impacted by the long-term durability of roads and bridges. In certain regions, BC soils are referred to as Regur soils. All of these states have soils rich in black cotton. Likewise, the Narmada, Tapi, Krishna, and Godavari do the same. Northwest India contains a significant amount of black cotton soil. Black cotton soils are formed as a consequence of the weathering or chemical decomposition of volcanic rocks, most notably Deccan trap or Basalt. BC These soils encompass almost one-fifth of India's total area, with the majority of it concentrated on the Deccan plateau. Roads and bridges account for more than 20% of the country's total land area, with the majority concentrated in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, and central India. Nonetheless, trouble-free and cost-effective foundations in these soils remain a stumbling block. Shearing soils are susceptible to failure. The soils are soft and have a limited bearing capacity. It's difficult to work in dirt. Expansive soil is wet and exhibits minimal shrinking. It is a moisture-susceptible subgrade material. It becomes brittle when exposed to dampness or other physical disorders. Settlement and cracking of black cotton soil are caused by moisture in the subgrade layer. The majority of buildings and roads are degraded by black cotton soil. Due to the soil characteristics of flyash, it is unsuited for embankment building and stability. In principle, we might use polluted British Columbia soil to construct highways and bridges. BC Soil Removal has always been more expensive. By conserving natural resources, we can benefit the environment.
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Unique Paper ID: 153431

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 7

Page(s): 165 - 171
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