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Title: 345R-11: Guide for Concrete Highway Bridge Deck Construction
Author(s): ACI Committee 345
Publication: Technical Documents
Appears on pages(s): 42
Keywords: admixtures; aggregate; air entrainment; bridge decks; concrete curing; concrete finishing; concrete overlays; concrete placing; cracking; durability; polymer concrete; reinforcing bars; scaling; shrinkage; skid resistance.
Abstract:The service-life performance of concrete bridge decks, including maintenance, repair, and rehabilitation needs, is directly related to the care exercised from the preconstruction through post-construction period. This guide provides recommendations for bridge deck construction based on considerations of durability, concrete materials, reinforcement, placing, finishing and curing, and overlays.