High Performance Concrete Pavements: Alternative Dowel Bars for Load Transfer in Jointed Concrete
Primary Topic: Rigid Pavement
Description: Document describes available dowel bar types that serve as an alternative to the commonly used steel and epoxy-coated dowels. The report discusses details of field installation and performance of FRP composite dowel bars, FRP composite tubes filled with cement grout, plastic-coated dowel bars, solid stainless steel dowel bars, steel clad dowel bars, and stainless steel tubes filled with cement grout.
FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-IF-02-052
Publication Year: 2002