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Performance of a Portland Cement Concrete Pavement

Description: This report describes the construction of a portland cement concrete pavement built with three finishing methods; carpet drag, longitudinal tining, and transverse tining. The three finishing methods will be compared for their ability to resist the wear from studded tires. Ride and friction resistance will also be monitored and reported over the five year evaluation period.

  • Date Published: April, 2007
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 666.1
  • Last Modified: May 10, 2007
  • Authors: Keith W. Anderson, Jeff Uhlmeyer, Linda Pierce.
  • Originator: Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation. Materials Laboratory.
  • # of Pages: 47 p., 1,161 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Concrete construction, Concrete finishing, Friction course, Pavement grooving, Pavement performance, Portland cement concrete, Studded tires, Surface course (Pavements), Wear.
  • Keywords: Longitudinal tining, traverse tining, carpet drag, PCCP.
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