CONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CONCRETE PAVEMENT OBSERVATION PROGRAM

THIS IS THE FIRST ANNUAL REPORT ON OBSERVATIONS OF THE PERFORMANCE OF MISSISSIPPI'S 48 CRCP PROJECTS WHICH COMPRISE 260 FOUR-LANE MILES AND 73 TWO-LANE MILES OF PAVEMENT. THE OBJECTIVES ARE: (1) TO CONTINUE DESOTA AND JONES COUNTIES RESEARCH, (2) TO MAINTAIN STATEWIDE OBSERVATIONS OF PAVEMENT CONDITIONS, FAILURE INVESTIGATION AND REPAIR, (3) TO INVESTIGATE CONSTRUCTION PHENOMENA, AND (4) TO MAKE A STATEWIDE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE. MOVEMENTS AND CRACK PATTERNS ARE PRESENTED FOR THE DESOTA PROJECT WHICH HAS PILE ANCHORAGES AND THE JONES PROJECT WHICH HAS TRANSVERSE LUGS. FAILURES SUCH AS BLOW-UPS, DETERIORATING CONCRETE, EXCESSIVE OR WIDE CRACKING, AND FOUNDATION PROBLEMS ARE DISCUSSED FOR PROJECTS ON I-55 IN DESOTA, MADISON, CARROLL, AND COPIAK, I-59 IN JONES AND PEARL RIVER, I-20 IN WARREN AND U.S. 82 IN LEFLORE COUNTIES. VARIOUS ASPECTS OF MAKING ADEQUATE REPAIRS ARE ALSO PRESENTED BUT NO OVERALL CONCLUSIONS ARE DRAWN. /BPR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr - 1 (3), STATE 43, BPR 14
  • Corporate Authors:

    Mississippi State Highway Department

    P.O. Box 1850
    Jackson, MI  United States  39215

    Bureau of Public Roads /US

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Teng, T C
    • Coley, J O
  • Publication Date: 1968

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00206345
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 8 1994 12:00AM