Concrete Whiteness for Barrier Rails, MLR-97-04, 1997

(1997) Concrete Whiteness for Barrier Rails, MLR-97-04, 1997. Transportation, Department of


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Research has shown that maximum reflectivity, using white cement concrete contributes to increased safety of barrier rails. This research evaluated the whiteness of concrete mixes using white cement, ground granulated blast furnace slag, and natural sand versus manufactured sand. Results indicated mixes containing white cement achieve the highest reflectivity.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Barriers (Roads), Cement, Concrete, Highway safety, Portland cement, Sand, Slag, Whites
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Materials
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Traffic safety
Transportation > Research
Transportation > Research > Concrete
Transportation > Design and Construction
ID Code: 19956
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 29 Jun 2015 17:05
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2015 17:05