Abstract:The Port Harcourt Enugu expressway is part of a national road grid that links parts of southern and northern Nigeria. The severe pavement failure between Umuahia and Okigwe section of the expressway covering a distance of about 30 km was investigated by geotechnical and mineralogical assessment of disturbed and undisturbed samples of the underlying soils. Also vertical electrical sounding was performed at the failed sections. Results indicate that the section is underlain by shales of the Imo Formati…
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