II. PAVEMENT ENGINEERING AND PAVING MATERIALS

2. FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT

A. ON GOING PROJECTS
4. Field Trials of Polymer Modified Bitumen (SBS Type) on NH-1A, Jawahar Tunnel, J&K
Date of Start:

October, 2004
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., R&D Centre, Faridabad (R)

 

Present Status and Progress
Test track of 1 km length was laid on NH-1A near Jawhar Tunnel using polymer modified bitumen. The specification adopted was Bituminous concrete (Grade 2). The performance of the track after one year has been carried out. The test track is performing good. Next performance will be evaluated in the month of November 2006 i.e., after two years of laying.