Oklahoma I-35; Where Tough and Smooth Go Hand-In-Hand

Oklahoma I-35; Where Tough and Smooth Go Hand-In-Hand
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Case History Report (54) - 2 pp.; 2001

This report describes the upgrading of Interstate I-35 through Oklahoma City, a major NAFTA corridor.  It describes the pavement design elements, including thickness and the construction strategies that resulted in Duit Construction winning the 1999 Excellence in Concrete Pavement award.  The state of Illinois has used CRCP on its heaviest travelled roads since its first experiment with CRCP in 1947.  This report describes the stellar performance of the expressways built in the Chicago area using CRCP.  It highlights the successes of using CRCP on the five central freeways through northern Illinois since 1960's, three of which are among the 25 busiest expressways in the nation.