Some Recent Developments in the Construction of Concrete Roads


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Title: Some Recent Developments in the Construction of Concrete Roads

Author(s): W.M. Kinney

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 13

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 255-259

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1917

So surprising has been the growth in yardage of concrete pavements constructed in the United States that until within the last year or two little time or thought has been given by the engineer and contractor to the development of new ideas and methods relating to their construction. Those constructing this type of pavement for the first time have been content to follow in the path of the pioneers, but the firm establishment of concrete as a pavement of the highest order is developing an ambition to better previous work and expedite its accomplishment.