excavator scraping off old asphalt - doosan DX225LC (india)


Excavator ripping up old asphalt on a road in West Bengal (India)

This paved road was poorly constructed with a very thin layer of poor quality asphalt (a lot of gravel with little bitumen), and with all the heavy truck traffic, huge potholes formed everywhere.­ Hopefully they will build a better road.­

alphalt asphalt removal at work bucket attachment demolition doosan excavator DX225LC excavator bucket heavy equipment hydraulic machinery old asphalt old bitumen old macadam pavement ripping up road construction scraping off west bengal working
National Highway 31C, Saudamini Tea Garden, West Bengal 735214, India

Photos of road construction (Vietnam, Laos, India).­

Those photos are also in my Vietnam photo album, Laos photo album and India photo album.

You can also check these smaller selections of photos on selected subjects:

- Tribe people of Vietnam: A selection of my best photos of Tribe people from Northern Vietnam.­

- Markets of Vietnam.

- Tiết canh (raw blood soup).

- Road construction.

- Spaying a piglet.

- A photo-documentary about eating dog meat for dinner: "Thịt chó" means eating a (hot) dog - literally). But be advised that those are very GRAPHIC photos and not advised for children.­

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­