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Base course (Pavements) (Pmrcpppme)

Definition
The layer or layers of specified or selected material of designed thickness placed on a subbase or subgrade to support a surface course. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Pavement bases
Roadbase
Broader Term
Pavement layers (Pmrcpppm)
Narrower Terms
Bituminous bases (Pmrcpppmeb)
Concrete bases (Pmrcpppmec)
Granular bases (Pmrcpppmeg)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Surface course (Pavements) (Pmrcpppmb)
Subbase (Pavements) (Pmrcpppmg)
Pavement interlayers (Pmrcpppmi)
Subgrade (Pavements) (Pmrcpppmr)
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