Cement Masons union offers pervious pavement certification

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

The increasing use of pervious concrete pavement in large commercial projects involving union finishers supports NRMCA’s assignment of the Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA) as a National Sponsor of the Pervious Concrete Contractor Certification program.

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Researchers confirm performance, safety gains of pervious concrete wear course layers

Sources: RMC Research & Education Foundation, Silver Spring, Md.; Iowa State University Institute for Transportation, Ames

The recent An Integrated Study of Pervious Concrete Mixture Design for Wearing Course Applications conducted by the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center confirmed that portland cement pervious concrete pavement has great potential to reduce roadway noise, improve splash and spray, and improve friction as a surface wearing course.

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