Pervious/Porous Concrete

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Pervious/Porous Concrete. Poolesville Town Hall. Site Plan. Details. Selling The Idea. This is different to what is normal in appearance Explain that this is part of a total storm water management system Keep the system in the local news. Working with Agencies. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Pervious/Porous ConcretePoolesville Town Hall

  • Site Plan

  • Details

  • Selling The IdeaThis is different to what is normal in appearanceExplain that this is part of a total storm water management systemKeep the system in the local news.

  • Working with AgenciesCoordinate with the review agencies During construction make sure other inspectors are aware of what is taking place

  • Setting parametersSpecifications have not been established to a great extent.But set reasonable specifications until ASTM and ACI issue

  • Finding contractorsThis should be part of the review process and part of the contractor selection process.Look at what other successful projects have in common.

  • Subgrade Prep

  • Fabric Placement

  • Day of the Pour

  • The Material

  • Discharge

  • Testing

  • Test Panel

  • Sample

  • Placement

  • Finish and Cover

  • Testing the product and placement in ServiceThe Town flooded the Parking lot using a fire hose to determine if the Pervious Concrete had sections that were not Porous.The beams were broken and flex was examined along with the shear plains within the aggregate.Cores were examined for uniformity of placement.Once all, criteria were met the parking lot went into service 28 days latter.

  • Beam Break

  • Functioning

  • Finish