oa CSIR Science Scope - Ultra-thin concrete - strong, affordable roads of the future? : transport logistics

Volume 5, Issue 1
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Traditionally, the costs of using concrete instead of conventional material like asphalt in road construction are prohibitive. Concrete is, however, far more durable, rendering roads with an expected lifespan of up to 40 years compared to 25 years for conventional roads. With increasing oil and bitumen prices, concrete has also become a more competitive road building material.

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