CONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CONCRETE PAVEMENTS IN MISSISSIPPI

THIS REPORT COVERS A FIVE YEAR OBSERVATION STUDY OF CONTINUOUSLY-REINFORCED CONCRETE PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION IN MISSISSIPPI. MEASUREMENTS FROM THE DESOTO COUNTY AND JONES COUNTY EXPERIMENTAL PROJECTS CONSTRUCTED IN 1961 AND 1962 WERE CONTINUED. THE BACKGROUND HISTORY OF THE TWO PROJECTS IS REVIEWED BRIEFLY AND THEIR DESIGN FEATURES, DATA ON END MOVEMENT, CRACK WIDTH AND CRACK FREQUENCY ARE PRESENTED AND DISCUSSED. MISSISSIPPI'S CURRENT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE FOR CRCP WERE REVIEWED AND SPECIAL ITEMS SUCH AS SPLICES, TRANSVERSE REINFORCEMENT, TERMINAL TREATMENTS, END CONSTRUCTION ARRANGEMENT, VIBRATION OF CONCRETE, CURING OF CONCRETE AND LONGITUDINAL CENTER JOINT ARE DISCUSSED. FIELD MEASUREMENTS ON PRESENT SERVICEABILITY INDEX, CRACK SPACING AND DEFLECTION ARE INCLUDED AND EVALUATED. ALSO INCLUDED IN THE REPORT IS A PROPOSED MAINTENANCE PROCEDURE FOR CRC PAVEMENTS. /NTIS/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mississippi State Highway Department

    Research and Development Division, P.O. Box 1850
    Jackson, MI  USA  39215
  • Authors:
    • Teng, T C
    • Coley, J O
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 84 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00206524
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MSHD-RD-73-043 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 23 1974 12:00AM