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Dowel Bar Retrofit — Do's and Don'ts


This report documents construction and inspection guidelines for the successful construction of a dowel bar retrofit project.

  • Date Published: December, 2003
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 576.1
  • Last Modified: April 23, 2007
  • Authors: Linda M. Pierce, Jeff S. Uhlmeyer, Jim Weston.
  • Originator: Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation.
  • # of Pages: 37 p., 2,217 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Dowel bar retrofit, Pavement maintenance, Concrete pavements, Dowels (Fasteners), Inspection, Alignment, Pavement joints, Procedures, Securing and joining equipment, Rehabilitation (Maintenance), Retrofitting.
  • Keywords: Dowel bar retrofits, dowel alignment, construction techniques.
  • Related Publications: Dowel Bar Retrofit -- Do's and Don'ts (updated), (WA-RD 576.2).

This abstract was last modified August 3, 2009