LEAN CONCRETE USED AS A BASECOURSE MATERIAL

MAGERBETONG SOM BAERELAG I VEIER

The construction of a test section using a 12 cm layer of lean concrete as a basecourse is described. The test section is incorporated in a new road constructed in 1972 by the city of Oslo, Department of Roads and Streets. Details of the water/cement ratio and the aggregate size distribution are given together with methods of placing, compacting and curing the concrete. Results of tests on concrete core samples are presented, and the economic advantages of using lean concrete are briefly discussed. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Indiana Department of Transportation

    Office of Research and Development, 1205 Montgomery Street
    West Lafayette, IN  United States  47906
  • Authors:
    • Wistroem, T
  • Publication Date: 1972-10

Language

  • Norwegian

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 26
  • Serial:
    • Bygg
    • Volume: 20
    • Issue Number: 8

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00082804
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1975 12:00AM