Re-use of Excavated Material in Trench Reinstatements in the Highway

Reference: 95/WM/01/9
ISBN: 1 84057 108 X
Published Date: 28/03/2006

The policy and practice of material re-use for highway reinstatement are investigated.  Although, in some cases, cost savings can be obtained through greater material re-use this needs to be considered against possible premature failure.  Approaches to the use of such material are described.  The report provides a basis for water companies to review the use of excavated material and consider whether changes would be beneficial.

Price: £16  

Re-use of Excavated Material

Reference: 96/wm/01/20
ISBN: 1-84057
Published Date: 05/09/2002

Examines the processing methods at reinstatement sites for excavated material.  Cohesive, granule and cohesive/granule materials were prepared with a range of moisture content, varying the quantity of added quicklime.  These were tested using two types of rotovation equipment.  Details re-use compaction and re-processing costs as well as the overall economics.  Discusses health and safety aspects.

Price: £18  

Overbanding Materials for Trench Reinstatements: Results after 30 months

Reference: 97/WM/01/33
ISBN: 1 84057 019 9
Published Date: 17/04/2002

Analyses the results of thirty months of monitoring at two sites using overbanding, a treatment for sealing joints around trench reinstatements and for sealing cracks. Monitoring includes the measurement of skid resistance value, texture permeability and the profile together with visual assessments. Discusses performance against HAUC specification.

Price: £17