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HIGHWAY FIELD ENGINEERS is the collection of
TABLES and NOTES from the codes MoRT&H,
IRC:73, IRC:86, IRC:15, IRC:58 and IS 456 and are
presented in a single Book in PDF format.

The details of TABLES and NOTES are


tabulated in the contents of the book. The page
numbers are shown against the TABLE or NOTE. Any
TABLE or NOTE can be accessed directly by
entering the relevant page number in page navigator
text box of PDF book and pressing enter key.

This BOOK can be downloaded to SMART


PHONE and used as ready reference any where.

The details of Codes and their Contents are


further explained at the end of the book from page
number 60.

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1 Cover
2 Report
3 CONTENTS
MORT&H ( 4 th Revision)
6 Road Cross Section of Flexible Pavement
6 Road Cross Section of Rigid Pavement
6 General rules for the Measurement of Works for Payment
7 300-1 Density requirements of EMBANKMENT and SUBGRADE MATERIALS
7 300-2 Compaction requirements of EMBANKMENT and SUBGRADE MATERIALS
7 400-1 Grading for Closed Graded GRANULAR SUB-BASE Materials
8 400-2 Grading for Coarse Graded GRANULAR SUB-BASE Materials
8 400-10 Physical requirement of COARSE AGGREGATES for WET MIX MACADAM for SUB-BASE/
BASE COURSES
8 400-1 Grading requirement of AGGREGATES for WET MIX MACADAM
9 500-1 Viscosity requirement and quantity of BITUMINOUS PRIMER
9 500-2 Rate of application of TACK COAT
9 500-3 Physical requirements for COARSE AGGREGATES for BITUMINOUS MACADAM

9 500-4 Composition of BITUMINOUS MACADAM


10 500-5 Manufacturing and Rolling TEMPERATURES
10 500-8 Physical requirements for COARSE AGGREGATES for BITUMINOUS MACADAM

10 500-9 Grading requirements for MINERAL FILLER


11 500-10 Composition of DENSE GRADED BITUMINOUS MACADAM Pavement Layers.
11 500-11 Requirement for DENSE GRADED BITUMINOUS MACADAM
11 500-12 Minimum Percent voids in MINERAL AGGREGATE (VMA)
12 500-13 PERMISSIBLE VARIATIONS FROM THE JOB MIX FORMULA
12 500-14 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR COARSE AGGREGATE FOR SEMI DENSE
BITUMINOUS CONCRETE PAVEMENT LAYERS
12 500-15 Composition of SEMI DENSE BITUMINOUS CONCRETE
13 PAVEMENT
500-16 LAYERS.
REQUIREMENTS FOR SEMI DENSE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT LAYERS
13 500-17 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS for COARSE AGGREGATE FOR BITUMINOUS CONCRETE
LAYERS
14 500-18 COMPOSITION OF BITUMINOUS CONCRETE PAVEMENT LAYERS.
14 500-19. REQUIREMENTS FOR BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT LAYERS
15 500-20 NOMINAL RATES OF SPREAD FOR BINDER AND CHIPPINGS
15 500-21 GRADING REQUIREMENTS FOR CHIPS FOR SURFACE DRESSING
16 500-22 SPRAYING TEMPERATURES FOR BINDERS
16 500-26 AGGREGATE GRADATION OF 512 CLOSE GRADED PREMIX SURFACING/MIXED SEAL
SURFACING.
16 500-27 SIZE REQUIREMENTS FOR COARSE STONE AGGREGATES
17 600-1 AGGREGATE GRADATION FOR DRY LEAN CONCRETE
17 600-3 PAYMENT ADJUSTMENT FOR DEFICIENCY IN THICKNESS
17 900-1 TOLERANCES IN SURFACE LEVELS
18 900-3 CONTROL TESTS AND THEIR MINIMUM FREQUENCY FOR SUB. BASES AND BASES
(EXCLUDING BITUMEN BOUND BASES) - Granular
18 900-3 --- DO --- Wet Mix Macadam

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19 900-4 CONTROL TESTS FOR BITUMINOUS WORKS, AND THEIR MINIMUM FREQUENCY -
Prime Coat/ Tack Coat -
19 900-4 --- DO --- Surface Dressing -
20 900-4 --- DO --- Close-Graded Premix Surfacing.
20 900-4 --- DO --- Bituminous Macadam.
21 900-4 --- DO --- DBM/SDBC/BC
23 900-6 FREQUENCY OF QUALITY CONTROL TESTS FOR PAVING QUALITY CONCRETE -
Cement.
23 900-6 --- DO --- Coarse and Fine Aggregate .
23 900-6 --- DO --- Coarse Aggregate.
23 900-6 --- DO --- Water.
23 900-6 --- DO --- Concrete.
24 1000-1 REQUIREMENTS OF COARSE AGGREGATE
25 1000-2 REQUIREMENTS OF FINE AGGREGATE
25 1700-1 Grades of CONCRETE
25 1700-2 FOR BRIDGES WITH PRE-STRESSED CONCRETE OR THOSE WITH INDIVIDUAL SPAN
LENGTHS MORE THAN 30 M OR THOSE THAT ARE BUILT WITH INNOVATIVE
DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION
26 1700-3 FOR BRIDGES OTHER THAN THOSE MENTIONED IN TABLE 1700 2 AND FOR
CULVERTS AND OTHER INCIDENTAL CONSTRUCTION
26 1700-4 Optimum Consistency for various types of Structures
26 1700-5 Target mean strength
27 1700-6 PROPORTIONS FOR NOMINAL MIX CONCRETE
27 1700-7 SIZE OF COARSE AGGREGATE
27 1700-8 MINIMUM FREQUENCY OF SAMPLING OF CONCRETE
28 2208- TOLERANCES IN CONCRETE ELEMENTS
IRC : 73 - 1980
29 3.1 Classification of NON-URBAN ROADS.
29 1- TERRAIN CLASSIFICATION.
29 2 - DESIGN SPEEDS.
30 3 - Recommended LAND WIDTH for different classes of ROADS.
30 4 - Recommended standards for BUILDING LINES and CONTROL LINES.
31 Figure 1. Road Land boundary, Building Lines and Control Lines.
32 5 - Width of ROADWAY for SINGLE-LANE and TWO-LANE Roads in PLAIN and ROLLING
32 Terrains.
6 - Width of ROADWAY for SINGLE-LANE and TWO-LANE Roads in MOUNTAIN and STEEP
Terrains
32 TRANSITION of Roads between different widths of Roads.
33 CULVERTS, RIDGES and CAUSEWAYS.
33 7 - Width of CARRIAGEWAY.
34 8 - CAMBER/ CROSSFALL Values for Different Road Surface Types.
34 9 - EQUIVALENCY FACTORS for different types of Vehicles.
34 10 - CAPACITY of different types of Roads.
35 SUPERELEVATION
35 15 - RADII beyond which SUPERELEVATION is NOT required.
35 16 - MINIMUM of RADII of HORIZONTAL CURVES for different TERRAIN Conditions.
36 17- MINIMUM TRANSITION LENGTHS for Different Speeds and Curve Radii.
36 18 - EXTRA WIDTH of PAVEMENT at Horizontal Curves.
36 19 - GRADIENTS for Roads in different Terrains.
37 20 - MINIMUM LENGTH of Vertical Curves.

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IRC : 86 - 1983
38 3.1 Classification of NON-URBAN ROADS.
38 1 - DESIGN SPEEDS.
38 2 - Recommended LAND WIDTH for different classes of ROADS.
39 3 - Passenger Car EQUIVALENCY FACTORS.
39 5 - Recommended CARRIAGEWAY WIDTHS.
39 6 - Capacity of FOOTPATHS.
40 7 - KERBS.
41 8 - CAMBER.
41 8 - SAFE STOPPING SITE DISTANCES for Various Speeds.
41 9 - RADII beyond which SUPERELEVATION is NOT required.
42 10 - MINIMUM of RADII of HORIZONTAL CURVES.
42 11 - MINIMUM TRANSITION LENGTHS.
42 12 - EXTRA WIDTH of PAVEMENT at Horizontal Curves.
43 13 - Recommended MINIMUM GRADIENTS.
43 14 - MINIMUM LENGTH of Vertical Curves.
44 12.2 UNDERPASS for VEHICLES.
IRC: 15 and IRC: 58
45 1 - VALUES of STANDARD VARIATE for DIFFERENT VALUES OF TOLERANCE.
45 2 - Expected Values of STANDARD DEVIATION of Compressive Strength.
45 7 - Recommended Dimensions of DOWEL BARS for RIGID PAVEMENTS
46 8 - Details of TIE BARS for LONGITUDINAL JOINT of TWO-LANE Rigid Pavement.
46 Typical Details of TRANSITION SLAB Between Rigid and Flexible Pavement.
47 11 - PAYMENT ADJUSTMENT for Deficiency of Thickness.
47 12 - TOLERANCE IN SURFACE LEVELS.
47 SEPARATION MEMBRANE
48 Opening to Traffic of C.C. PAVEMENTS.
48 7 - CONTRACTION JOINT SPACING.
48 EXPANSION JOINTS - Dispense with.
49 FREQUENCY of QUALITY CONTROL tests of PAVING QUALITY CONCRETE.- CEMENT.
49 --- do ---- COARSE and FINE AGGREGATE.
50 --- do ---- CONCRETE.
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52 2 - GRADES OF CONCRETE.
53 3 - ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE CONDITIONS.
54 WORKABILITY OF CONCRETE.
54 5 - CEMENT CONTENT, WATER-CEMENT RATIO AND AGGREGATE WEIGHTS.
55 8 - ASSUMED STANDARD DEVIATION.
56 9 - Properties of NOMINAL MIX CONCRETE.
56 FREQUENCY of SAMPLING.
57 11 - Charasteric Compressive Strength Compliance required- ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA,
57 16 - NOMINAL COVER to meet Durability of Concrete.
58 22 - PERMISSIBLE STRESSES in STEEL REINFORCEMENT.
59 STRIPPING TIME.
60 DETAILS of REFERENCES.
66 GUIDE LINES to ACCESS the TABLE of NOTES.

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I have no special talents. I am only


passionately curious. - Albert Einstein

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A clever person solves a


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- Albert Einstein

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Great minds discuss ideas;

Average minds discuss events;

Small minds discuss people.

~Eleanor Roosevelt

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Most people overestimate what


they can do in one year and
underestimate what they can do in
ten years. _Bill gates

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If I had nine hours to chap down a


tree, I would spend the first six
sharpening my ax.
–Abraham Lincoln

V. VENKATA NARAYANA
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IRC : 73 -1980
GEOMERIC DESIGN STANDARDS FOR RURAL(NON-URBAN) HIGHWAYS

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It is better to live your own destiny


imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody
else's life with perfection. __Bhagwad Gita
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“Don’t handicap your children by making their


lives easy.” - Robert A. Heinlein

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A ship is always safe at the shore - but that


is NOT what it is built for. ___Albert
Einstein

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GEOMERIC DESIGN STANDARDS FOR URBAN ROADS IN PLAINS

Knowledge is being aware of what you can


do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it.
~Anonymous

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I find that the harder I work, the more


luck I seem to have. ~Thomas Jefferson

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Real difficulties can be overcome;


it is only the imaginary ones that are
unconquerable. ~Theodore N. Vail

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Tell me and I forget.


Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn. _Benjamin Franklin

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CEMENT CONCRETE ROADS


IRC:15 - CONSTRUCTION OF CEMENT CONCRETE ROADS
IRC:58–DESIGN OF PLAIN JOINTED RIGID PAVEMENTS FOR HIGHWAYS

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IS 456 : 2000
Indian Standard
PLAIN AND REINFORCED CONCRETE
CODE OF PRACTICE

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So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go


throw your TV set away, and in its place you can
install, a lovely bookcase on the wall. ― Roald Dahl
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mind of man can achieve.
- Napoleon Hill

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Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope


for tomorrow. The important thing is to not
stop questioning. ____ Albert Einstein

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“Intellectual growth should commence at


birth and cease only at death.” - Albert Einstein

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FREQUENTLY USED
REFERENCES by HIGHWAY
FIELD ENGINEERS

V. VENKATA NARAYANA
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MoRT&H- 4 th Revision

It is the main reference book every Highway Engineer


is expected to posses and refer day in and day out.
The topics covered in this collection are ::
I.Earth work for EMBANMENT and FORMATION,
II.Granular Sub-Bases (GSB),
III.Granular Base (WMM),
IV.Bituminous Binding Courses (BM, DBM)
V.Bituminous Wearing Courses (BC, SDBC, Mixseal and Surface
Dressing,
VI.Concrete and Concrete making Materials.
Quality of Materials and Frequency of Tests of above
Specifications are collated in this Presentation.
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IRC:73-1980

It is the GEOMETRIC DESIGN STANDARDS FOR


RURAL (NON-URBAN) HIGHWAYS.
The topics covered in this collection are ::
I.Roads Classifications,
II.Pavement,
III.Roadway,
IV.Formation,
V.Land widths,
VI.Terrain slopes,
VII.Camber and Superelevation and
VIII.Design speeds etc.
The values, dimensions and limits of above Road
Elements are collated in this Presentation. 62
IRC:86-1983

It is the GEOMETRIC DESIGN STANDARDS FOR


URBAN ROADS IN PLAINES.
The topics covered in this collection are ::
I.Roads Classifications,
II.Carriageway,
III.Design speeds,
IV.Footpath,
V.Kerbs,
VI.Camber and Superelevation and
VII.Horizontal and Vertical Curves etc.
The values, dimensions and limits of above Road
Elements are collated in this Presentation.
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IRC:15 and IRC:58

These are the two CODES on CONSTRUCTION and


DESIGN of RIGID PAVEMENT i.e., CEMENT CONCRETE
ROADS.
The topics covered in this collection are ::
I.Mix design of Concrete,
II.Joint Spacing,
III.Dowel bars and Tie Bars and
IV.Other Elements

The values, dimensions and limits of above Construction


Elements are collated in this Presentation.

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It is the CODE for PLAIN AND REINFIRCED


CONCRETE .
The topics covered in this collection are ::
I.Grades of Concrete,
II.Workability of Concrete,
III.Design Mix and Nominal Mix Concretes,
IV.Nominal Cover,
V.Acceptance Criteria and
VI.Stripping time etc.,
The values and limits of above Concrete Properties are
collated in this Presentation.

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required
word in this
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• Thanks to
• Sri P. SURESH BABU, DEE and
• Sri A. GANGARAM, DEE
– For regularly visiting the blog
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