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Pavement Design Report Road

Internel Roads_Sludge Drying Bed_(SDB)


The internal road network proposed for the Sludge Drying Bed (SDB) for the wastewater tre
at Gohagoda is implement under the Kandy city wastewater management project. These
construct as new road on the filling height more than 1m according to the Sludge Drying Bed
Design life of the project is 15 years. The traffic of the road will not be changed during the des
much traffic data is provided. The material properties of the filling to be checked and verify
under the material propeties before commencement of the road pavement layer construction.

This report contains the pavement design of Asphalt Concrete Surface with Dense Graded A
Base for the road section other the road section where spill of diesel or chemicals is likely to o
shall be provided complete with curbs and drainage system in accordance with. The type of s
considering traffic demand and construction feasibility as given.


Filing is to be done using imported material and California Bearing Ration (CBR) value of the
for the Design. It is necessary to check the institu CBR value and 4day soaked CBR related to f
compacted fill) of the fill before commencement of road pavement layers. To determined t
Dynamic cone Penetration (DCP) test can be used and laboratory test to be carried out to
soaked CBR.

If the resultant CBR value is greater than the Assume value (8%), proposed pavement lay
applied over the fill.

The existing layer thickness measured during the test pit investigation is summarize in Annex


The data for Traffic forecasting is not available indetails and using the available data traffic for
According to the finding from specification, tipper truck with 10 ton will be travel once a day
staff will travel regularly in the internal road. This amount is less MSA value than the 0.3 x 10^
lowest trafict class given in the road note 31 and hence T1 trafic class is used for the design.


4.1 Asphalt Concrete Surface

Dense Graded Aggregate Base and Sub Base is used as the base material for Asphalt pavem
thickness were determined as given in the road note 31 with respect to the traffic class and su

Based on the assumed CBR value of 8% and traffic Class T1, design were carriedout. Su
relatted to the 8% CBR is S4 as given in the Road note 31.

Traffic class with T1 and T2 are not presented with Asphalt Concrete Surface with Dense G
Therfore relationship from chart 1 & chart 3 of road note 31 were used to determined design l

Determination of design layer thicknesses with respect to the Subgade strenght clas of S4 and Traffic c
in Annex 1 and results are presented in Table 01 below.

Table 01 - Design Layer Thickness

Section Existing SN AC/ mm
Asphalt surface section 8% 0 50

Construction material to be selected as shown in table 04

Table 04 - Material

Materials Reference
Asphalt Concrete (wc) Vol-III-SP&ASP Cl:506
Dense Graded Aggregate Base (DGAB) (CBR 80%) Vol-III-SP&ASP Cl:405
Soil Sub Base Type I (CBR 30%) Vol-III-SP&ASP Cl:401
Lower Sub base / capping layer (CBR 15%) Vol-III-SP&ASP Cl:401


It is very essential to provide an efficient system of drainage throughout this road by way of cr
drainage structures; side drains lead-away drains etc.

Yang H. Huang - Pavement Analysis and Design, 2nd Edition
Transport & Road Research Laboratory, United Kingdom Road Note 31, 1977
RDA Pavement Design Guide, 1999
AASHTO Pavement Guide for Design of Pavement Structure, 1993


B) for the wastewater treatment plant proposed

nagement project. These roads are planed to
to the Sludge Drying Bed Architectural Drawing.
be changed during the design life and there is no
to be checked and verify the requirement given
ement layer construction.

ace with Dense Graded Aggregate Base and Sub

or chemicals is likely to occur. The road system
dance with. The type of surface is prposed with

Ration (CBR) value of the fill is assumed as 8%

y soaked CBR related to filed density (density of
layers. To determined the institute CBR value
test to be carried out to determined the 4 day

, proposed pavement layer thicknesses can be

on is summarize in Annex 03.

e available data traffic forecasting is carried out.

will be travel once a day and light vehicle of
A value than the 0.3 x 10^ 6 witch represent the
s is used for the design.
aterial for Asphalt pavement surface. The layer
to the traffic class and subgrade strength class.

sign were carriedout. Subgrade strength class

ete Surface with Dense Graded Aggregate Base.

ed to determined design layer thickness.

nght clas of S4 and Traffic class of T1 is presentted

Sub Base / Capping

DGAB/mm mm Layer/mm
CBR>80 % CBR>30% CBR>15%
150 100

-SP&ASP Cl:506
-SP&ASP Cl:405
-SP&ASP Cl:401
-SP&ASP Cl:401

out this road by way of cross

31, 1977

Design traffic Class of the road section = T1

Design Subgrade CBR = 8%

Design Subgrade Strength Class = S4

Selected section from Road Note 31

Structural Required
Thick Structur
No Material Coefficien SN
/mm e No
1 Asphalt Concrete (wc) 50 0.3
2 Dense Graded Aggregate Base (DGAB) (CBR 125 0.12
43.75 43.75
3 Soil Sub Base Type I (CBR >30%) 125 0.11
4 Lower Sub base / capping layer (CBR >15%) 0 0.09

Structure no of Proposed section > Structure no of Selected section

proposed section is satisfied
Annex 01

Proposed section
Required Structural
Thick / Structur
SN Coefficien
mm e No
50 0.3
150 0.12
43.75 44
100 0.11
0 0.09