Extending the Season for Concrete Construction and Repair--Phase II, Defining Engineering Parameters

The objective of this project is to define the effect of chemical admixtures on the durability of concrete. By measuring the effect of admixtures on such things as pressure build up within fresh concrete as it freezes and on dilation of hardened concrete as it freezes, we can expect to develop a correlation of chemical type, dosage, and make up with improved freeze-thaw performance. We expect this study to lead to guidance for enhanced service life of antifreeze concrete exposed to normal and deicer salt environments.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Pooled Fund study partners include Departments of Transportation from the following states: ID, MI, MT, NH, NY, PA, UT, VT, WI, and WY.


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  • Status: Completed
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Performing Organizations:

    Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

    Department of the Army, P.O. Box 282
    Hanover, NH  United States  03755
  • Principal Investigators:

    Korhonen, Charles

  • Start Date: 20040629
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20060629
  • Source Data: RiP Project 9880

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01463095
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: TPF-5(075)
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:16PM