330R-92: Guide for Design & Construction of Concrete Parking Lots


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Title: 330R-92: Guide for Design & Construction of Concrete Parking Lots


Publication: Technical Documents



Appears on pages(s): 27

Keywords: parking lots

Date: 1/1/1992


Note: A newer version of this document exists. This document was replaced by 330-01.

Concrete parking lots serve many transportation facilities, industrial plants, commercial developments, and multifamily housing projects of all sizes. They are used for storage of vehicles and goods. They provide maneuvering areas for vehicles and access for delivery and distribution vehicles. The design and construction of concrete slabs for parking lots and outside storage areas share many similarities with the design and construction of streets and highways, but they also have some very distinct differences. A full appreciation of the differences and the modification of design and construction procedures to take these differences into account can result in economical and serviceable concrete parking lots that will provide satisfactory service for many years with minimum maintenance. This guide includes information on site investigation, thickness determination, design of joints and other details, paving operations, and quality assurance procedures during construction. Maintenance and repair are also discussed.