MARYLAND'S TWO EXPERIMENTAL CONTINUOSLY REINFORCED CONCRETE PAVEMENT PROJECTS-I-83-BALTIMORE-HARRISBURG EXPRESSWAY

DATA EVALUATION COVERS A 10 YEAR SPAN. THE EXPERIMENTAL FEATURES ARE AS FOLLOWS FOR PROJECT 31 (B-578-31): (1) CONTINUOUS PAVEMENT AND SUB-BASE UNIFORM, (2) BAR SIZE AND PERCENTAGE OF STEEL VARIED FOR COMPARISON, (3) TERMINAL JOINTS, (4) VARIOUS METHODS OF CURING DAILY CONSTRUCTION JOINTS-PAVEMENT CURING WITH PAPER, (5) SINGLE PAVER LESS VIBRATION, AND (6) DETAILED OBSERVATIONS OF END MOVEMENT, TERMINAL JOINT MOVEMENT, CRACK PATTERNS, SELECTED CRACK WIDTH AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN TEST SECTION, INTENSIVE CRACK SURVEYS, TRAFFIC AND CLIMATOLOGICAL OBSERVATION. PROJECT 53 (B-578-53) IS NOT FULLY EXPERIMENTAL: EXPERIMENTAL FEATURES WILL BE ON A LIMITED BASIS PERTAINING TO CONSTRUCTION METHOD, FULLY VIBRATED CONCRETE, WHITE LIQUID CURING COMPOUND, AND THE UTILIZATION OF 2000 FEET OF SMOOTH WELDED WIRE FABRIC FOR COMPARISON. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract No AW-71-54-55-46
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maryland Department of Transportation

    State Highway Administration, 707 N Calvert Street
    Baltimore, MD  USA  21202
  • Authors:
    • Jelokhani, A
    • Parrish, A S
    • Starkey, C E
  • Publication Date: 1971-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 147 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00206494
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 23 1973 12:00AM