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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Use of Concrete in Road Construction
Author(s): A.N. Johnson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 53-88
Abstract:It has been the purpose in the compilation of the historical material for this topic to confine it to the period coincident with the development of modern road construction, following the increased, need for transportation by land that began to make its influence felt about the middle of the seventeenth century, but which did not did not, materialize to any considerable extent in road building until nearly a century later. It is not amiss, however, briefly to mention some of the references in ancient history to the art of road building.
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