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Title: Construction of Prestressed Pavement at an Airport in Portugal
Author(s): Goswin Mittelmann
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 393-397
Keywords: airports;concrete construction;concrete pavements;joints;post-tensioning; prestressed concrete;pretensioning;runways;slabs (nonmetallic);taxiways
Abstract:Describes the construction of a prestressed concrete run-way and taxiway for an airport in Portugal. The pavement was pretensioned longitudinally and post-tensioned transversely. The runway is about 4000 m (13,100 ft) long and 60m(197ft) d wi e while the taxiway is approximately 3200 m (10,500 ft) long and 30 m (98 ft) wide. Each month about 270 tons (300 U.S. tons) of prestressing steel was installed and nearly 5500 cu m (7200 cu yd) of concrete was placed. The project was completed in 38 weeks.
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