NJDOT Research

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Advanced Reinforced Concrete Materials for Transportation Infrastructures

The objectives of this project are to:
(i) Identify novel materials that can be rapidly deployed in New Jersey’s reinforced concrete transportation infrastructure to improve the longevity and reduce the long-term costs of new and existing construction;
(ii) Select cost-effective and structurally feasible materials in coordination with NJDOT for evaluation using experimental and computational methods to benchmark constructability, deterioration behavior across a range of mechanisms, and in-service structural performance among a diverse group of materials;
(iii) Compare the economic impacts of different advanced materials across durability mechanisms and structural applications by performing life-cycle cost analyses; and
(iv) Develop guidelines and specifications so that the materials can be rapidly deployed across the state in appropriate applications.

Performing Organization
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Key Word(s)
Materials, Pavements

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