Improved Performance of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements (JPCP) through a Better Awareness of Drying Shrinkage

The purpose of this project is to define the early-age and long-term effects of drying shrinkage on the performance of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements (JPCP) for Pennsylvania mixture designs and construction and curing practices and to provide suggested revisions to specifications so that optimal performance can be achieved.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Contract Numbers:

      PITT WO 6

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

      Planning and Research, 400 North Street
      6th Floor
      Harrisburg, PA  United States  17120
    • Project Managers:

      Thompson, Teresa

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Pittsburgh

      Benedum Engineering Hall
      Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15261
    • Principal Investigators:

      Vandenbossche, Julie

    • Start Date: 20130412
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20131231
    • Source Data: RiP Project 34915

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01489317
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: PITT WO 6
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Aug 7 2013 1:00AM