New "internally cured" concrete could help bridges last longer

01/28/2013 | WISH-TV (Indianapolis)

A new "internally cured," high-performance concrete has been developed by researchers at Purdue University in Indiana. Testing indicates that the concrete is "less prone to cracking and damage caused by deicing salt," a factor that could extend the lifespan of bridges made with the concrete and reduce maintenance costs. A bridge on State Road 933 in St. Joseph County in Indiana will be the first to use the concrete.

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