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Guidelines for the Use of Lithium to Mitigate or Prevent Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR)

Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Materials-Concrete

Description: Report on ASR mitigation provides practitioners with the necessary information and guidance to test, specify, and use lithium compounds in new concrete construction, as well as in repair and service life extension applications. There is also a more current publication entitled "Protocol for Selecting ASR-Affected Structures for Lithium Treatment" (FHWA-HRT-04-113).

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-047

Publication Year: 2003

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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