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Title: Elastomeric Concrete Expansion Joint Transition Solutions
Author(s): S. Pabst
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 789-804
Keywords: bridge decks; control joints; expansion; impact strength; plastics, polymers, and resins; waterproofing; Construction
Abstract:Elastomeric concrete, when used as a transition medium in the traffic impact area, is a simplistic low-profile concept that vulcanizes permanently to the structural concrete of the bridge deck. This procedure has proven effective in waterproofing the problematic expansion joint areas while providing a unique impact-attenuating transition solution.
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