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concrete

(kŏn′krēt) (kŏn-krēt′) [L. concretus, solid]
Condensed, hardened, or solidified.

concrete (kängˑ·krētˈ),

n solid or semi-solid plant extract obtained by washing with an organic solvent, such as hexane. It has a fatty or waxy consistency and comprises pigments, wax, and essential oils.

concrete

mixture of cement and reinforcing gravel or stones used in the surfacing of yards, passageways, milking parlors and the like; critical to the good condition of feet and hooves of farm livestock. Excessive wear due to a too-abrasive surface causes footrot of pigs and epidemic lameness in dairy herds.
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In addition to these predictive abilities, the software developers added modules for predicting the potential of early-age damage to JPCP and bonded concrete overlays, guidelines for timing contraction joint sawing, guidelines for early traffic loading of JPCP, and evaporation rate guidelines to predict the potential for moisture loss in portland cement concrete pavements.
Their involvement consists of submitting cost and performance data based on a standard portland cement concrete (PCC) pavement section with varying design features and cross-sections.
The work to be performed provides for the reconstruction on the entire runway in Portland cement concrete, including re-grading and paving of runway shoulders and taxiways.
In addition to its other goals, SP-205 evaluates the performance of individual rehabilitation and maintenance strategies for portland cement concrete pavements by reexamining sites and techniques studied by FHWA in the mid-1980s.
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It was undertaken as part of a research project on predicting the long-term environmental performance of portland cement concrete (PCC) pavements containing coal fly ash.
Phase 2 consists of the construction of approximately 35,300 square yards of Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) pavement.
Coal fly ash use in portland cement concrete (PCC) was selected as a model system to develop an accelerated aging approach.
Tenders are invited for The proposed improvements include HMA pavement removal, curb and gutter removal, sidewalk removal, earth excavation, concrete curb and gutter, concrete sidewalk, detectable warnings, aggregate base course, Portland cement concrete pavement, 6" , pavement striping, topsoil placement, sodding, traffic control, erosion control and all other appurtenant work and materials necessary to complete the construction of 15 parking stalls adjacent to the roadway.
Seven years ago, SHRP researchers published a two-volume set of manuals aimed at assisting highway agencies and contractors in determining the most effective and cost-efficient means for repairing asphalt and portland cement concrete pavements.
The City of Crystal Lake, Illinois seeks a qualified contractor for removing and replacing portland cement concrete sidewalk and portland cement concrete curb and gutter along with the installation of sidewalk pedestrian ramps and detectable warnings to meet ADA requirements.

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