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The wearing course is flexible.

(a) True

(b) False

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My enquiry is from Design of Flexible Pavements topic in section Design of Flexible & Rigid Pavement of Geotechnical Engineering II

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The correct answer is (a) True

For explanation: The wearing course of flexible pavement is made of bitumen which is flexible. This also ensures safety by warning when the failure of the pavement occurs due to consolidation of the base, or sub-base, or the sub-grade takes place.

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