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The effectiveness of pavement rehabilitation at Kuala Lumpur Karak Highway

Abdul Rani, Onn (2007) The effectiveness of pavement rehabilitation at Kuala Lumpur Karak Highway. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

General function of a pavement is to provide a safe and comfortable riding surface to road users. However, pavement distress is major problems faced by contractor. Pavement rehabilitation is essential which can be improve and remain the functional of the roads networks and can be retard of deterioration. Since rehabilitation of pavement is a vital and continuous activity, maintenance shall be done effectively to avoid any reoccurrence and repeatedly works. Thus, in fulfill and meet pavement goals, the aim of this study is to determine sources of pavement distress and to determine the effectiveness of rehabilitation works in term of cost, quality and time at Kuala Lumpur Karak Highway. In view to the above, a thorough planning and scheduling had been organized on the methodology such as reading, adopting literature review, combination of analyzing of case study and adopting of actual data on site. The process of data collection involved obtaining data from contract document, bill of quantity, consultant reports and operations report. Then, the data are presented and analyzed conjunction with the aim and objectives of this study. In conclusion, some sources of distress identified to improve the effectiveness of pavement rehabilitation implemented at KL Karak Highway.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Master of Science (Construction Management)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2007; Supervisor : Dr. Shaiful Amri Mansur
Uncontrolled Keywords:pavement rehabilitation, pavement distress, case study, Kuala Lumpur Karak Highway
Subjects:T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:6130
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:12 Aug 2008 09:06
Last Modified:04 Oct 2012 05:36

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