Kerb & Channel (also Kerb & Gutter) is a concrete or stone structure typically located at the edge of a road designed to provide road drainage, and as a barrier to prevent vehicles from leaving the road carriageway.
The useful life of kerb & channel will vary considerably due to a range of environmental & other factors. A life of 50-80 years is typical for kerb & channel in some areas.
One factor that may effect the useful life of kerb & channel is the way it was constructed.
Kerb & Channel can be constructed either by hand or with a Kerb & Channel Machine.
The most common method of repairing concrete kerb & channel, is to replace it. The adjacent road surface is typically disturbed will need to be patched after the kerb has cured.
- Invert Crossing
- Kerb & Channel Useful Life Discussion
- Kerb Crossing
- Kerb Inlet
- Kerb Marker
- Side Inlet Pit