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APAVE Sahel (2012) Organisation et exécution d’une campagne d’inspections sommaires sur le réseau routier classé (Routes revêtues de toutes les régions du Sénégal). Rapport Interne, Dakar, 88 p.

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  • TITLE: Diagnosis Study of the Louga-Ouarack-Ndoyene R31 Regional Road (Senegal)

    AUTHORS: Seybatou Diop, Meissa Fall, Adama Dione, Moshood N. Tijani

    KEYWORDS: Senegal, Road Diagnosis, Lacroix Deflectograph, Deflection, Reinforcement, Maintenance

    JOURNAL NAME: Geomaterials, Vol.5 No.1, January 19, 2015

    ABSTRACT: The degree of structural damage of the Louga-Ouarack-Ndoyene R31 regional road was surveyed using Lacroix deflectographe and geotechnical testing, in order to recommend possible rehabilitation measures aimed at maintaining the high level of service over the projected life span of the road. The data processing and interpretation were essentially based on the French standards and specifications, through which synthetic variables were generated with a qualitative significanceand on the basis of which the extent of repairs and rehabilitation works to be undertaken were suggested. The decision grid thus produced, revealed road structure quality indices of mostly Q3, Q4, and Q5 types for a segment length of 36.954 km (equivalent to some 69.44% of the total road section), which justifies some major reinforcement works. The remaining part of the road section (nearly30.56% with road quality indices ≤ Q2) is still in acceptable condition, requiring only someminor maintenance works. The rehabilitation costs were estimated to be of the order of5,352,000,000 (five billion three hundred fifty-two million) CFA francs, based on local market price conditions.