Control of Cracking in Portland Concrete Pavement

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Title: Control of Cracking in Portland Concrete Pavement

Author(s): J. Douglas Lindsay

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 20

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 159-178

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Date: 1/1/1968

Abstract:
Cracking in portland cement concrete pavement is a problem in conventional pavements, both plain and reinforced. Efforts to control cracking involve the use of transverse joints. In effect, natural transverse cracks are replaced by man-made crack. But joints also have undesirable characteristics.