Section 2201. Portland Cement Concrete Base
Construct PCC base course to
the dimensions shown in the contract documents.
Apply Article 2301.
Apply Section 2301 with the
A. Use Class A or Class C concrete, or the mixture
used in the mainline paving.
B. The tolerance, when checked with a surface checker,
shall be 0.25 inch in 10 feet (5 mm in 3 m).
C. If an asphalt surface is a part of the contract, a
dark colored curing compound may be used.
D. The base may be opened to shouldering operations,
traffic, or surfacing after it has attained an age of 72 hours and a flexural
strength of 500 psi (3.5 MPa).
E. Saw and seal joints according to Section 2122 when
constructing PCC paved shoulder. Joints need not be sealed for a PCC base
Measurement for P.C. Concrete
Base will be according to Article 2301.04, A.
Payment for P.C. Concrete Base
will be according to Article 2301.05, A.