Source: National Precast Concrete Association, Carmel, Ind. The premier manual on North American precast pavement design, specification, fabrication and installation, posted here, will be open for National Precast Concrete Association member comment and editorial suggestions through December 9. NPCA staff and Transportation and Infrastructure Products Committee members will review comments and suggestions for potential inclusion in the Manual for Jointed Precast Concrete…Read More
To address a fragmented engineering and technical library supporting members’ products for mainline concrete highway repair or construction, the National Precast Concrete Association Precast Concrete Slabs Committee enlisted leading practitioners Peter Smith, P.E. and Mark B. Snyder, Ph.D., P.E. to write and produce the photo- and schematic-rich Manual of Jointed Precast Concrete Pavement.Read More
Oldcastle Precast’s Fontana, Calif., operation was set to close by this month the Interstate 210/Foothill Freeway Pavement and Slab Replacement Project precast schedule. Over an April 2016–March 2017 window, the producer fabricated 6,500 precast slabs, 12.5-ft. wide x 11.33-ft. long, to replace 9.7 miles of deteriorated, mainline pavement north of Los Angeles.Read More
Source: National Precast Concrete Association, Carmel, Ind.
NPCA and Federal Highway Administration Precast Pavement Implementation Team representatives have scheduled a February 2 workshop, “Precast Concrete Pavements: Understanding the Potential of the Technology for the Precast Community,” at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown/Bayside, San Diego. The 8 a.m.–noon program will examine the latest best practices in precast pavement technology, and suit producers active in panel fabrication or interested in learning about the technology. Registration is free of charge and can be completed through NPCA Technical Services Engineer Evan Gurley, [email protected]; 317/582-2329.Read More