Waterproofing Structural Concrete Decks over Occupied Space

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Title: Waterproofing Structural Concrete Decks over Occupied Space

Author(s): C. J. Parise

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 70

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1101-1120

Keywords: bridge decks; concrete slabs; control joints; drainage; joint sealers; sealing; seepage; standards; structural design; vapor barriers; waterproof coatings; waterproofing

Date: 1/1/1981

Abstract:
The sealing of structural concrete decks against the passage of liquid water is discussed and covers design considerations and basic components of a waterproofing system. Advantages and disadvantages of various types of waterproofing membranes are described and available standards, trends and needs are summarized.