Sustainable Concrete Pavements: A Manual of Practice, January 2012

(2012) Sustainable Concrete Pavements: A Manual of Practice, January 2012. Transportation, Department of

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Sustainable Concrete Pavements: A Manual of Practice is a product of the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation, with funding from the Federal Highway Administration (DTFH61-06-H-00011, Work Plan 23). Developed as a more detailed follow-up to a 2009 briefing document, Building Sustainable Pavement with Concrete, this guide provides a clear, concise, and cohesive discussion of pavement sustainability concepts and of recommended practices for maximizing the sustainability of concrete pavements. The intended audience includes decision makers and practitioners in both owner-agencies and supply, manufacturing, consulting, and contractor businesses. Readers will find individual chapters with the most recent technical information and best practices related to concrete pavement design, materials, construction, use/operations, renewal, and recycling. In addition, they will find chapters addressing issues specific to pavement sustainability in the urban environment and to the evaluation of pavement sustainability. Development of this guide satisfies a critical need identified in the Sustainability Track (Track 12) of the Long-Term Plan for Concrete Pavement Research and Technology (CP Road Map). The CP Road Map is a national research plan jointly developed by the concrete pavement stakeholder community, including Federal Highway Administration, academic institutions, state departments of transportation, and concrete pavement–related industries. It outlines 12 tracks of priority research needs related to concrete pavements. CP Road Map publications and other operations support services are provided by the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center at Iowa State University. For details about the CP Road Map, see www.cproadmap. org/index.cfm.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Portland Cement, Cement, Pavement, Transportation
Subjects: Transportation > Research > Concrete
Transportation > Research
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation
ID Code: 12058
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 07 Feb 2012 15:20
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2012 15:20
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/12058

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