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TechBrief: Unbonded Portland Cement Concrete Overlays

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

Primary Topic: Rigid Pavement

Description: Technical brief on unbonded JPCP and CRCP overlays that discusses the concept, design considerations, structural design procedure, limitations in current design procedures, evaluation of existing pavements and repairs to be performed before rehabilitation.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-IF-03-006

Publication Year: 2003

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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