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; FHWA

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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