Pavement stakeholders set 125th anniversary celebration for first concrete street

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

In tandem with the National Concrete Consortium spring meeting in Columbus, NRMCA and American Concrete Pavement Association staff are organizing an April 25 field trip to Bellefontaine, Ohio, home to the first concrete slab used for a U.S. street or road. The program begins at the Hyatt Regency – Columbus with “Historical Highlights of Concrete Pavement Technology Developments in the U.S. and Canada” and “Best Practices for the Design and Construction of Long-Life Concrete Pavements” presentations, followed by the visit to Bellefontaine, one hour west.

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