Evaluation of Field Permeability and Material Characteristics of Permeable Block for Roadway Pavement

차도포장용 투수블록의 재료특성 및 투수성능 평가

Park, Daegeun;Jung, Wonkyong;Jeong, Doowon;Baek, Jongeun;Lee, Jinwook

  • Received : 2016.05.30
  • Accepted : 2016.06.20
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The rapid expansion of buildings and paved roads increases the risk of flood disaster in an urban area. One of the solutions can be the use of permeable pavements. This study evaluated the permeability of permeable blocks used for the roadway pavement. Joint fillers and mat sands of the investigated blocks met the corresponding standards. The flexural strength of the blocks was 5.29 MPa to meet these standards. Based on interior permeability test results after pollution, the four products evaluated were categorized into the following three levels: One for the $1^{st}$ level, one for the $2^{nd}$ level and two for the $3^{rd}$ level. From the field permeability test and pervious concrete infiltration test results nine months after their construction, all the products except one passed the quality standards of 0.1 mm/s.


Durability of permeability;Permeability coefficient;Permeable block;Roadway pavement


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