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AS 3727.1:2016


Pavements, Part 1: Residential

This Standard specifies the design and construction of pavements for light usage, low speed, non-commercial applications for vehicles with a gross vehicle mass not exceeding 10 t. This includes patios, paths, driveways, vehicle crossovers and recreational pavements such as cycleways.
Published: 13/12/2016
Pages: 34
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Limitations
1.3 Normative references
1.4 Definitions
1.5 Site classification
2 Design
2.1 Design objectives
2.2 Acceptance criteria
3 Materials general
3.1 Surfacing materials
3.2 Base materials
3.3 Sub-base materials
3.4 Subgrade materials
4 Construction general
4.1 Drainage
4.2 Subgrade
4.3 Sub-base
5 Construction of concrete pavements
5.1 Concrete
5.2 Base
5.3 Steel reinforcement
5.3.1 General
5.3.2 Construction requirements
5.4 Joints
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Control joints
5.4.3 Isolation joints
5.4.4 Expansion joints
5.4.5 Construction joints
5.4.6 Joint angles
5.4.7 Sealing of joints
5.4.8 Saw cutting
5.4.9 Continuity of joints
6 Construction of segmental and flag pavements
6.1 Segmental pavers and flags
6.2 Base construction
6.3 Bedding sand
6.3.1 General
6.3.2 Bedding sand installation
6.3.3 Bedding sand thickness
6.4 Laying patterns
6.5 Laying pavers and flags
6.6 Trimming
6.7 Joint filling
6.8 Edge restraints
6.9 Final compaction of pavers and flags
7 Construction of asphalt pavements
7.1 General
7.2 Preparation for pavement construction
7.3 Base
7.4 Asphalt
7.4.1 General
7.4.2 Surface finish
8 Construction of bituminous spray-sealed pavements
8.1 General
8.2 Surface preparation
8.3 Prime coat
8.4 Bitumen application
8.5 Aggregate spreading
Appendix A
Appendix B
B1 Random crack width
B2 Reinforcement
B3 Joint spacing
B4 Joint detailing
B4.1 General
B4.2 Control joints
B4.2.1 General
B4.2.2 Formed control joints
B4.2.3 Weakened plane control joints
B4.2.4 Steel reinforcement across control joints
B4.3 Expansion joints
B4.4 Isolation joints
B5 Concrete
B5.1 General
B5.2 Uncontrolled addition of water to the concrete
B5.3 Compaction
B5.4 Curing
Appendix C
Appendix D
Cited references in this standard
AS/NZS 4456
Masonry units, segmental pavers and flags—Methods of test (series)
Steel for the reinforcement of concrete
Masonry units, pavers, flags and segmental retaining wall units, Part 2: Pavers and flags
Bar chairs in reinforced concrete — Product requirements and test methods
Concrete structures — Commentary (Supplement 1 to AS 3600:2018)
Content history
DR2 AS 3727.1:2016