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TechBrief: Curing Practice for Slipformed Concrete Pavements

General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements.

Primary Topic: Pavement Construction

Description: This technical brief identifies best practices for curing portland cement concrete pavements. It provides important concepts in pavement curing, discusses the use of curing compounds and evaporation retarders, and describes how to estimate evaporation and bleeding rates and manage temperature.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-IF-06-003

Publication Year: 2005

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