Pavement Serviceability Index for Urban Roads in Bengaluru

Authors : Sunil G, Yateen Lokesh, Nikhil T R.

Volume/Issue : Volume 3 - 2018, Issue 11 - November

Google Scholar :

Scribd :

Thomson Reuters ResearcherID :

In the present study stretches Bangalore were selected, to develop the present serviceability index (PSI) equations for cement concrete roads. To carry out the studies, the test stretches were selected with varying pavement conditions from very bad to good condition. The unevenness of the pavements was determined using field survey, Visual rating, Ride ratting and the unevenness values were expressed in terms of International Roughness Index (IRI). The distresses such as raveling, spalling, faulting, cracking etc were measured and recorded. The rating studies were carried out by constituting three panels with six raters in each panel. The three rating panels constituted were highway, mixed and non-highway panels. The raters were trained for assessing the pavement surface by both visual and ride rating techniques and to rate the test stretches on a scale of 0- 5. The ratings of the three panels from the field observations were subjected to error elimination viz leniency error and central tendency error. The true ratings were obtained after application of corrections to the individual ratings. The distress data and the mean of the corrected ratings of both visual and ride ratings were used and regression analysis were carried out to develop PSI equations for concrete roads based on both visual and ride ratings.


Paper Submission Last Date
30 - April - 2024

Paper Review Notification
In 1-2 Days

Paper Publishing
In 2-3 Days

Video Explanation for Published paper

Never miss an update from Papermashup

Get notified about the latest tutorials and downloads.

Subscribe by Email

Get alerts directly into your inbox after each post and stay updated.

Subscribe by RSS

Add our RSS to your feedreader to get regular updates from us.