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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Proposed Revision of ACI 345-74:
Standard Practice for Concrete Highway
Bridge Deck Construction
Author(s): ACI Committee 345
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 19-53
Keywords: admixtures; aggregates; air entrainment;
bleeding (concrete); bridge decks; cements; concrete
construction; concrete finishing (fresh concrete); con-cretes;
Abstract:The durability and maintenance costs of concrete highway bridge decks are highly dependent on the care exercised during the construction phase, in-cluding attendant activities during the preconstruction and postconstruction periods. Recommendations relative to these periods are presented covering the areas of design considerations inspection, preconstruction planning, falsework and formwork, reinforcement, concrete materials and properties, measuring and mixing, placing and consolidation, finishing, curing, postconstruction care, and the I) of overlays. [Author]
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