Feasibility Study on the Use of Cold Premixed Asphalt in Coari - AM

Gessica De Castro Mendes, Lucas Barbosa de Castro Delgado, Igor Bezerra de Lima, David Barbosa de Alencar
2019 International journal for innovation education and research  
As road transport is the predominant type of transport for the traffic of people, vehicles and cargo, it is extremely important to ensure the quality of the country's road pavement. Good pavement ensures comfort, safety and economy to road users. There are several types of coatings to be used depending on the project, the traffic demand of the road to be paved and others. Thus, the main objective of this research is to show the feasibility of using cold premixed asphalt in the city of Coari,
more » ... e city of Coari, municipality of the interior of Amazonas. For this, an investigation was conducted in bibliographies, in order to support the study. A budget based on DNIT unit cost compositions was made to compare the costs required to apply this asphalt mix with hot-machined concrete, as this is the most commonly used for pavement construction. Checking the advantages and disadvantages of its use to evaluate its application in the municipality in question. As the cold premix showed to meet most of the requirements for good paving, having a better cost-benefit ratio, it was found that it can be used on low and medium traffic roads, bringing several positive aspects in operational issues. and economical.
doi:10.31686/ijier.vol7.iss10.1795 fatcat:bz77phvbobaqfmujyxkipfrqtq