Gravel Roads Maintenance and Design
Did you know that more than 50% of all the roads in the US and more than 90% of all the roads in the world are unpaved? This course presents
information on the gravel roads maintenance and design for the benefit of engineers, contractors, planners, managers, and grader operators. The contents
cover routine maintenance and rehabilitation, drainage, surface gravel, dust control/stabilization and innovations.
The course materials are based entirely on the Federal Highway
Gravel Roads Maintenance and Design Manual. This course
includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the
understanding of course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
In this course,
you will be directed
to the website of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study
the following EPA publication:
Gravel Roads Maintenance and Design Manual (104 pages, PDF file format, 29 MB).
Please click on the above underlined hypertext to view, save or print the document for your study. Because of the large file size, it is recommended to save the entire document to your computer by right-clicking the mouse and choosing "Save Target As..." before you open the document.
additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following
websites or web pages:
Design and Appraisal of Rural Transport Infrastructure (PDF)
Ideas for Stretching a Gravel Road Maintenance Budget (from Spring 1999 Issue of the KUTC Newsletter)