CRCP in California after Eight Years Service
PDF courtesy of the American Concrete Pavement Association’s (ACPA’s) technical resources archives.
An experimental continuously-reinforced concrete pavement one mile in length was constructed in California in 1949. After eight years of heavy traffic, it remains in good condition. Adjacent sections of non-reinforced jointed pavement constructed at the same time are also in relatively good condition, with the exception of a moderate amount of faulting at a few joints. The experimental pavement has not reached sufficient age to warrant comparison with non-reinforced pavement on an economic basis.
Author: Bailey Tremper