Light-Traffic Roads of Concrete

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Title: Light-Traffic Roads of Concrete

Author(s): E. Guy Robbins

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 51

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-20

Keywords: axle joints; concrete construction; concrete pavement; concrete; highways; joints (junctions); performance tests; research; serviceability; slip-form constrcution; structural design

Date: 1/1/1975

Abstract:
Knowledge gained from slipforming heavy-duty concrete airport and primary road pavements has been applied to slipforming thin-concrete pavements for secondary and county roads carrying low volumes and light weights of traffic. Studies show that at low volumes of traffic there are few heavy multiaxle trucks in the traffic stream.