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An edgy video which clearly demonstrates the superiority of concrete pavement.The video shows a section of US-30 in Ohio where in 2004 one side of the highway was paved in asphalt and the other side paved in concrete. Eleven years after see the results!
A remarkable trait of concrete; it's plastic and, in its mixed and ready to use state, can be molded or formed into any shape, and becomes strong and durable when hardened. Due to these qualities, concrete can be used to build skyscrapers, bridges,
We are seeing a change in viewpoint on building material costs, shifting from solely what it costs to build the surface or structure, to include the over all costs to manage the life cycle of a surface or a structure. The simple reason being that
Safety tips for working with concrete; Protect your skin, head, eyes, ears, feet, and back. WARNING:Contact with wet (unhardened) concrete mortar cement, or cement mixtures, can cause skin irritation, severe chemical burns (third-degree), or serious eye
Concrete Stories from the Communities
Camrose - Turning Lane
The turning lane at 51st street and 48th avenue in Camrose, Alberta, suffered from severe rutting problems. Each asphalt resurfacing resulted in only temporary relief
In summary... although the terms cement and concrete often are used interchangeably, cement is actually an ingredient of concrete. Concrete is basically a mixture of aggregates and paste. The aggregates are sand and gravel or crushed stone; the paste is w