ASTM-C1577 Standard Specification for Precast Reinforced Concrete Monolithic Box Sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers Designed According to AASHTO LRFD

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This specification covers single-cell precast reinforced concrete box sections cast monolithically and intended to be used for the construction of culverts and for the conveyance of storm water, industrial wastes and sewage. The reinforced concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, mineral aggregates and water, in which steel has been embedded in such a manner that the steel and concrete act together. The precast reinforced concrete box sections shall be produced with tongue and groove ends. The box section shall be cured using any of the following methods or combinations thereof: steam curing; water curing; and membrane curing. Compression tests for determining concrete compressive strength shall be allowed to be made on either standard rodded concrete cylinders or concrete cylinders compacted and cured in like manner as the box sections, or on cores drilled from the box section.

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Scope

1.1 This specification covers single-cell precast reinforced concrete box sections cast monolithically and intended to be used for the construction of culverts and for the conveyance of storm water, industrial wastes and sewage.

Note 1: This specification is primarily a manufacturing and purchasing specification. However, standard designs per the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications are included and the criteria used to develop these designs are given in Appendix X1. The successful performance of this product depends upon the proper selection of the box section, bedding, backfill, and care that the installation conforms to the construction specifications. The purchaser of the precast reinforced concrete box sections specified herein is cautioned that proper correlation of the loading conditions and the field requirements with the box section specified, and provision for inspection at the construction site, are required.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

Keywords

ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products); 93.030 (External sewerage systems)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

04.05 (Chemical-Resistant Nonmetallic Materials; Vitrified Clay Pipe; Concrete Pipe; Fiber-Reinforced Cement Products; Mortars and Grouts; Masonry; Precast Concrete)

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91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products Including admixtures)

93.030 (External sewage systems Sewage water disposal and treatment, see 13.060.30 Internal drainage systems, see 91.140.80)

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Document Number

ASTM-C1577-17

Revision Level

2017 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Jan. 15, 2017

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

21 pages

Committee Number

C13.07