High Abrasion-Resistant and Long Lasting Concrete

Project Details
STATE

AK

SOURCE

RIP

START DATE

02/15/17

END DATE

12/31/18

RESEARCHERS

Morehouse, Carolyn

SPONSORS

Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates; University of Alaska Fairbanks; Federal Highway Administration, Alaska Division

KEYWORDS

Abrasion resistance; Concrete; Laboratory tests; Life cycle analysis; Mix design; Optimization; Surveys

Project description

Identifying and selecting concrete mix designs that provide the lowest cost at the longest performance for a future Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) urban capital project as an experimental feature. Tasks include: 1) Literature review and survey, 2) laboratory testing and optimization of mix design, 3) design and specification writing, monitor test section, 4) life-cycle cost analysis and comparison.
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