Two Lift Portland Cement Concrete Pavements to Meet Public Needs, September 2004

(2004) Two Lift Portland Cement Concrete Pavements to Meet Public Needs, September 2004. Iowa State University

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Abstract

The report reviews the past work in the United States and internationally in the development of two-lift pavements. It points out the strengths and limitations in the construction of such portland cement concrete pavements. Certain cost, mix design, and construction problems are inhibiting the growth of this product. Changes in the availability of aggregates, knowledge of materials and new construction equipment, and the desire for specific surfaces to meet noise, durability, and safety are prompting the need to reconsider this type of construction.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: aggregate availability, high production, portland cement concrete pavements, two-lift pavements
Subjects: Transportation > Research
Transportation > Research > Concrete
Transportation > Design and Construction
ID Code: 2958
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 27 Oct 2005
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2005
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/2958

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