This report covers the activities undertaken in the first period of the project on the Development of Guidelines and Specifications for Low Volume Sealed Roads (LVSRs) through Back Analysis from April to September 2016. This desk study report includes a review of previously constructed LVSRs going back four decades.
The activities included collection of data sources and information, assessment and preliminary analysis of the data sources, identification of a pool of key LVSR experts, and a workshop comprising in-depth discussion of the potential problems and solutions related to the identification and provision of data sources for analysis.
The report provides details of the project, the desk study activities which have been undertaken, and next steps related to the design and development of the database.
This report is part of Applied Research on Rural Roads and Transport Services through Community Access Programmes in Africa and Asia (AFCAP2 and AsCAP)
Rolt, J., Mukura, K., Buckland, T., Otto, A., Mayanja, M. (2016). Development of Guidelines and Specifications for Low Volume Sealed Roads through Back Analysis - Desk Study Report. London: ReCAP for DFID, 32p
Published 1 November 2016