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TechBrief: Pervious Concrete

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

Primary Topic: Materials-Concrete

Description: This TechBrief presents an overview of previous concrete and its use in pavement applications. General information on the composition of pervious concrete is provided, along with a summary of its benefits, limitations, and typical properties and characteristics. Important considerations in mix proportioning, hydrological design, structural design, construction, and maintenance are also described.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-HIF-13-006

Publication Year: 2012

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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