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Title: Michigan’s Experience with Neoprene Compression Seals
Author(s): Leroy T. Oehler and Francis J. Bashore
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 214-220
Keywords: bridge decks; concrete construction; concrete pavements; contraction; control joints; deterioration; expansion: fatigue (materials); joint fillers; joint sealers; joints (junctions) ; specifications.
Abstract:Reviews the experience of the Michigan Department of State Highways with the use of neoprene compression seals. Field experience and research that led to the development of specifications for their use are described. The specifications are discussed and a summary of regu ar condition sur-veys on sealed joints is presented.
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