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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-05-038    Date:  August 2006
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-038
Date: August 2006


Guide for Curing Portland Cement Concrete Pavements, II


American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

AASHTO M 148. Same as ASTM C 309-94.(24)

AASHTO M 171.(17) Same as ASTM C 171-95.(99)

AASHTO M 182-91. Specification for Burlap Cloth Made from Jute or Kenaf.(20)

AASHTO T 97-97.(102) Specification for Flexural Strength of Concrete (Using Simple Beam with Third-Point Loading). Also ASTM C 78-94.(169)

AASHTO T 155-91 (1996).(55) Specification for Water Retention by Concrete Curing Materials. Also ASTM C 156-95.(18)

AASHTO T 259-80. Method of Test for Resistance of Concrete to Chloride Ion Penetration.(161)

AASHTO Guide Specifications for Highway Construction (1998).(33)

AASHTO Quality Assurance Guide Specification (1996)(100)

AASHTO Construction Manual for Highway Construction (1990).(101)

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

The following documents are found in the ACI Manual of Concrete Practice.

ACI 116R-90. Cement and Concrete Terminology.(1)

ACI 228.1R-95. In-Place Methods for Determination of Strength of Concrete.(49)

ACI 301-96. Standard Specification for Structural Concrete(43)

ACI 305R-91. Hot Weather Concreting.(12)

ACI 306R-88. Cold Weather Concreting.(14)

ACI 308-92. Standard Practice for Curing Concrete.(31)

ACI 308.1-98. Standard Specification for Curing Concrete.(45)

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

All of the following standards are found in the 1998 Annual Book of ASTM Standards, volume 04.02.

ASTM C 94-98. Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete.(15)

ASTM C 156-95. Test Method for Water Retention by Concrete Curing Materials.(18)

ASTM C 171-97a. Specification for Sheet Materials for Curing Concrete.(17)

ASTM C 309-98. Specification for Liquid Membrane-Forming Compounds for Curing Concrete. The 1998 revision has been published separately, and is not in volume 04.02 for 1998.(23)

ASTM C 418-98. Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Concrete by Sandblasting. The 1998 revision has been published separately, and is not in volume 04.02 for 1998.(186)

ASTM C 597-97. Test Method for Pulse Velocity Through Concrete.(97)

ASTM C 670-96. Practice for Preparing Precision and Bias Statements for Test Methods for Construction Materials.(26)

ASTM C 803-97. Test Method for Penetration Resistance of Hardened Concrete.(94)

ASTM C 805-97. Test Method for Rebound Number of Hardened Concrete.(79)

ASTM C 873-94. Test Method for Compressive Strength of Concrete Cylinders Cast in Place in Cylindrical Molds.(93)

ASTM C 900-94. Test Method for Pullout Strength of Hardened Concrete.(95)

ASTM C 1067-87 (93). Practice for Conducting a Ruggedness or Screening Program for Test Methods for Construction Materials.(30)

ASTM C 1074-93. Practice for Estimating Concrete Strength by the Maturity Method.(39)

ASTM C 1150-96. Test Method for the Break-Off Number of Concrete.(96)

ASTM C 1151-91. Test Method for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Materials for Curing Concrete.(27)

ASTM C 1202-97. Test Method for Electrical Indication of Concrete's Ability to Resist Chloride Ion Penetration.(159)

ASTM C 1315-95. Specification for Liquid Membrane-Forming Compounds Having Special Properties for Curing and Sealing Concrete.(24)

Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

USACE standards are no longer available in print, but can be accessed at the following WEB site: http://www.usace.army.mil/inet/usace-docs/. Documents are in PDF format and can be downloaded or printed from the WEB site.

TM 5-822-7. Standard Practice for Concrete Pavements (1987).(25) Also Air Force AFM 88-6, Chapter 8.(104)

CEGS 03300-95. Guide Specification for Cast-in-Place Structural Concrete.(19)

CEGS 03301-94. Guide Specification for Cast-in-Place Structural Concrete for Civil Works(102)

CRD-C 300-90. Specifications for Membrane-Forming Curing Compounds for Curing Concrete(83)

CRD-C 302-79. Test Method for Sprayability and Unit Moisture Loss Through the Membrane Formed by a Concrete Curing Compound(105)

CRD-C 400-63. Requirements for Water for Use In Mixing or Curing Concrete.(16)

EM 1110-2-2000. Standard Practice for Concrete (1994).(8)


British Standards Institution (BS)

BS 1881: Part 1 (1997) "Structural Use of Concrete": Part 1 "Code of Practice for Design and Construction."

BS 7542 (1992). Method of Test for Curing Compound for Concrete.(28)

European Committee for Standardization (CEN)

EN 206 (1997). Concrete-Production, Performance, and Conformity.(44)


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