bituminous concrete

bituminous concrete

[bī′tü·mə·nəs käŋ′krēt]
(materials)
A concrete made with bituminous material as a binder for sand and gravel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

asphaltic concrete, asphalt paving, black top

A mixture of asphalt and graded aggregate widely used as paving material over a prepared base; normally placed, shaped, and compacted while hot, but can be prepared for placement without heat. Also see cold mix.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Where the Attleboro Planning Board refused to process a preliminary plan submitted by a plaintiff seeking to operate a bituminous concrete plant, the plaintiff is entitled to a judgment declaring that the preliminary plan submitted by the plaintiff did substantially conform to the minimum statutory requirements for such a plan.
Unit prices for common excavation, bituminous concrete, and reinforcing steel decreased, while unit prices for portland cement concrete, structural steel, and structural concrete increased.
The original tennis court pavement design specified a typical bituminous concrete section over a crushed stone base course.
The index was raised in the second quarter because of increases in the unit prices for bituminous concrete, reinforcing steel, common excavation, portland cement concrete, and structural concrete.
The most reasonable probable cause of the cracks in the pavement structure was due to the age and brittleness of the bituminous concrete. The surface acted like a large black body, absorbing heat.