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Water bound macadam (Rbmddvmw)

Definition
Early method of construction designed by Scottish engineer McAdam, using native soil as a base covered by a road crust 6-10 inches deep of small stones (no bigger than 2-inches) that protected the soil underneath from water and wear. (Source: Team)
Broader Term
Macadam (Rbmddvm)
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Bituminous macadam (Rbmddvmb)
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