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High-Performance, Stress-Relaxing Cementitious Composites for Crack-Free Pavements and Transportation Structures

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-08-0003
Project Abstract: 

The project proposes to use nanotechnology to introduce engineered inclusions in cement to relieve tensile stresses and thereby reduce cracking in concrete.

Goals

The key project objective is to increase understanding of and ability to improve properties of infrastructure materials.

Research HUB ID: 
2257
Project Status: 
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount): 
$85,584
Start Date: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
End Date: 
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Public Access Plan: 
No
Laboratory: 
Concrete Laboratory
FHWA AMRP Program: 
Exploratory Advanced Research

Contact Information

Team: 
Infrastructure Materials Team
Office:
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Office Code: 
HRDI-10

Management Organizations

Partners and Other Sponsor/Managing/Performing Organizations: 
Organization Role: 
Partner: Technical
Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Research, Development, and Technology - Office of Infrastructure Research and Development