The history of concrete pavement for highways and airfields is presented. Examples are given of pioneer projects, and developments in design and construction procedures since 1891 are traced. In addition to pavement, the paper covers the use of concrete in other highway appurtenances including shoulders, resurfacing, concrete Safety Shape barrier, and noise barriers. Recent uses of concrete in railroad and transit structures and the use of concrete in modern people mover systems are also covered.

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  • Accession Number: 00167971
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1978 12:00AM