Title: Albuquerque Channel Joint
Author(s): Larry A. Blair and Robert A. Born
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 419-436
Keywords: channels (waterways); control joints; construction; flood control; joint sealers; performance; shape factor; structural design; Design
Numerous failures and high repair rates of flood control channel joints resulted in the design of a new channel joint. This joint capitalizes on research done on proper shape factors, state-of-the-art materials, and field applications. Four years of experience indicates the design and materials are highly satisfactory.