Tag: pavement design economic appraisal

I did deliver my pavement design talk to my senior colleagues on two separate occasions this week. Fortunately my stumbling performance was politely received, my highland hosts have an imbued politeness, which contrasts with my part weggie assertiveness. (Pure dead aggression, bye the way, know what I mean?) To the talk, my spreadsheet brings together everything I put in text, and highlights, "where's the money". I have set it at 80 MSA¬† as that would appear to be the "design" standard adopted by Transport Scotland for most trunk roads. Perhaps so, if you have the money, order the best you…
I did a talk to our graduates recently on pavement design with a construction director, I did the technical bit he did the money / risks bit. Directors don't get to be directors in a LTD company without merit. For those of you mentally compiling a list of¬† directors without merit,¬† just ask yourself if they were good for the company, ie made money? So there are certain learning opportunities watching a director who has had training and experience that I will never have. It was a complete focus on "where's the money?" " and how can you lose it?"…
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