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Aggregates for Path Construction: Sustrans Technical Information Note No. 7
Sustrans Technical Information Note 7 provides details on aggregates that can be used for the construction of paths.

DESIGN MANUAL FOR ROADS AND BRIDGES - VOLUME 7 PAVEMENT DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE SECTION 5 PAVEMENT MATERIALS - HD 36/06 SURFACING MATERIALS FOR NEW AND MAINTENANCE CONSTRUCTION
DMRB technical information on pavement construction methods and techniques.

DESIGN MANUAL FOR ROADS AND BRIDGES - VOLUME 7 PAVEMENT DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE SECTION 5 SURFACING AND SURFACING MATERIALS HD 37/99 AMENDMENT NO 1 BITUMINOUS SURFACING MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
DMRB technical information on bituminous surfacing materials and techniques.

Lowland Paths Guide - A Good Practice Guide to Planning, Design, Construction and Maintenance (Paths for All)
Web based manual covering the various stages of delivering path construction or maintenance projects. The guide provides detailed information about path planning, design, construction and maintenance in lowland settings.

Lowland Paths Guide - A Good Practice Guide to Planning, Design, Construction and Maintenance (Paths for All)
Web based manual covering the various stages of delivering path construction or maintenance projects. The guide provides detailed information about geotextile, geogrid and geocomposite used as separation and reinforcement layers in paths.

Lowland Paths Guide - A Good Practice Guide to Planning, Design, Construction and Maintenance (Paths for All)
Web based manual covering the various stages of delivering path construction or maintenance projects. The guide provides detailed information about:

Paths for All - Base layer materials
Paths for All base layer material information.

Paths for all - Sustainable Lowland Path Construction
Paths for All have written up a case study on using locally won "as dug" materials for surfacing. The case study provides technical details on the construction methods that were undertaken. This can be useful for constructing a path in a lowland area more sustainably than traditional methods.

Sensory Trust: outdoor access guidance on path materials
Details of materials for paths that can cater for ambulant disabled people and wheelchair users.

Standards & Specifications (The Aggregates & Recycling Information Network)
The online information service for the UK aggregates, recycling and related construction industries. Downloadable standards and specifications for use of aggregates, bituminous mixtures, concrete and mortar and other products.

Case Studies


Geocomposite - Lochgilphead Shared Use Path
This route will provide a cycling and walking route across the east side of Lochgilphead, specifically from MacIntyre and Macdonald Terraces through to the hospitals, golf course and Blarbuie Community Woodland project.


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