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Research Report 025 Investigation into the high incidence of pavement chip loss

Published: | Category: Activity management , Research programme , Research & reports | Audience: General

A high incidence of unexplained chip loss occurred on New Zealand roads following the 1989/90 to 1991/92 sealing seasons. Data based on detailed interviews followed by site inspections covering over 80 cases from Auckland to Invercargill are analysed. Principal causes are identified. Recommendations for immediate action to reduce chip loss are made.

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  • Published: 1993