Optimum Time to Restore Concrete Pavement


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Title: Optimum Time to Restore Concrete Pavement

Author(s): Ronald J. Roman, Michael I. Darter, and Mark B. Snyder

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 9

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 65-71

Keywords: concrete pavements; costs; deterioration; evaluation; joints (junctions); maintenance; renovating; repairs; General

Date: 6/1/1987

Pavement restoration is defined as returning a pavement to a sound structural and serviceable condition to extend its service life without costly resurfacing, recycling, or reconstruction. Deciding when to perform restoration and what techniques to use is a real problem. This article provides the practicing highway engineer with guidance in determining the optimum time to apply restoration techniques to jointed concrete pavement.