continuously reinforced pavement

continuously reinforced pavement

A pavement having no transverse joints, except tied construction joints which are placed between successive days’ concreting, with sufficient longitudinal reinforcement, adequately lapped to develop tensile continuity.
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An important feature of continuously reinforced pavement is the elimination of troublesome expansion and contraction joints that cause faulting, pumping, and subsequent pavement failures requiring expensive sealing, maintenance, and repair.
Continuously reinforced pavement is usually built with deformed steel bar mats up to 2-1/2 times as heavy as normal.
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