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Highway 40 - Montreal, Quebec

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Project Details
Year: 1999
General contractor: DEMIX Construction
Sub-contractor – concrete: DEMIX Construction
Sub-contractor – excavating: Bricon
Plans, specs, concept: Groupe Séguin Experts-Conseils Inc.
Supervision: Tecsult inc.
Laboratory: Laboratoire de Béton Ltée
Client: Province of Quebec
Concrete Slab Data
Area: 114,900 m2
Thickness: 270 mm Volume: 31,023 m3
28-day strength: Compressive: 35 MPa Flexural: 4.5 MPa
Longitudinal centre joints: Tie-bars
Transverse joints: Perpendicular with dowel baskets (35mm Ø dowels)
Sealant: Longitudinal – hot-applied, transverse – premolded
Joint spacing: 5 m (5.5 m test slab)
Cement used: Type GU + Type GUb-SF (ternary for a test)
Aggregate: 5–20 mm and 20–40 mm
Entrained air: 4 – 7%
Slump: 40 ± 10 mm
Other Technical Data
Base: 650 mm + 100 mm free-draining base
Sub-base: 500 mm, 0–112
Upper base: 150 mm, 0–20
Drainage: Lateral drains with storm sewers
Characteristics
• Cement-stabilized free-draining base
• Test slab for left shoulder without dowel baskets
• Test slab for joint 9.5 mm instead of 13.7 mm
• Test slab for ternary cement
  (chain measurement 110 + 650 on right lane and shoulder)
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435, Trans-Canada Hwy.
Longueil, Québec J4G 2P9
Tel.: (514) 522-7220
Fax: (514) 525-9459

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