This product is
named as Conc Matt (taking the concept of a mattress) and is developed by JKR
technician/engineers to withstand load on the road surface and distribute the
load evenly to the soil underneath. The product features are as follows:-
Rectangular shape concrete with dimension of 1.0m by 1.0m and
Strength is 25N/mm2 which is built from BRC layers
Suitable for usage in swampy areas, peat soil and low elevation
It functions as separator between the road base layer and
soft soil. It also prevent the main road materials sink into the soft soil.
By using this
product, the construction of the road will save time and prolong the life of
The functions of foundation are to be able to reduce the rate
of settlement of soil. Settlement means the gradual downward movement of an
engineering structure, due to compression of the soil below the foundation. As
such, the JKR technician/engineers has developed an innovative product as a
foundation for road construction on soft soil.