Standard Methodology

Standard Surfacing Diagram

Standard Type 1 Stone Surfacing Design Build Up Diagram

350mm soil enhancement with SUREGROUND™ binder surfaced with 100-150mm unbound Type 1 stone. Suitable for short to medium length projects. Improve the environmental and commercial performance of your temporary compound and/or haul road.

 

1

Upon receiving an enquiry a site visit is requested to ascertain the viability of the SUREGROUND™ system.

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2

Once instructed by the main contractor Soil Science mobilise to site to undertake DCP testing (Dynamic Cone Penetrometer) to establish the CBR strength at the formation of the stabilised layer.

3

Material samples are taken from site and sent to a laboratory to confirm soil properties and the mix design.

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4

Soil Science can mobilise to site within seven days of receiving an order, an on-site laboratory is set up.

5

Topsoil stripping is undertaken with the appropriate plant and carefully bunded/stockpiled for use in future decommissioning processes.

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6

Specialist dust free plant rotovates binders with in situ site won subsoil.

7

Correct moisture content is key to the enhancement process, water is added if necessary.

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8

The area is then trimmed before compaction.

9

The surfacing option selected at proposal stage is applied and compacted.

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10

Given optimum conditions 3,000m2 or 0.5km of haul road can be completed by each enhancement team per day.

11

A UKAS registered laboratory undertakes on site testing throughout this process.

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12

UKAS Validation testing is undertaken after 48 hours of curing confirming strengths have been achieved and that trafficking can commence.

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As used by
Network Rail
Real
National Grid
Murphy
Balfour Beatty
HS2
Volker Rail
Bam Nuttall

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