INVESTIGATIONAL CONCRETE PAVEMENT IN MINNESOTA: 18-YEAR REPORT

THE PROJECT WAS ONE OF SIX MADE BY VARIOUS STATES IN COOPERATION WITH THE BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS FOR THE PURPOSE OF EVALUATING CERTAIN PRINCIPLES OF CONCRETE PAVEMENT DESIGN AND THE RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF SUCH PAVEMENTS OVER A PERIOD OF YEARS. PARTICULAR EMPHASIS WAS PLACED ON THE EFFECTS OF JOINT SPACING, REINFORCEMENT AND PAVEMENT CROSS-SECTION. MUCH OF THE EARLIER REPORTED DATA PERTAINING TO DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION FEATURES, CLIMATE, TRAFFIC, JOINT MOVEMENTS, SHRINKAGE, COMPRESSIVE STRESSES, AND JOINT MATERIALS IS SUMMARIZED. IN ADDITION, THE RELATIVE PERFORMANCE OF THE PAVEMENT DESIGNS ARE COMPARED ON THE BASIS OF THE 1950 AND 1958 SURVEYS. SUCH PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AS ROUGHNESS, TRANSVERSE AND LONGITUDINAL CRACKING, FAULTED JOINTS, CORNER CRACKS AND BLOWUPS ARE RELATED TO THE DESIGN FEATURES OF THE PROJECT. /AUTHOR/

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  • Monograph Title: Concrete pavement design and performance studies: 1960
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  • Accession Number: 00206929
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 12 1994 12:00AM