Urban Concrete Pavements – History and Current Technology

Paper by DEJA KIJOWSKI ZUREK from ISCR 12th 2014 Prague Czech Republic

This paper aims to outline briefly the history of the first concrete pavements in Europe and in the United States. The authors will present examples of concrete pavements built in Tarnów, a relatively large city (115,000 inhabitants) in southern Poland. They will show technological and structural solutions for using concrete pavements in urban environment: city roads, footpaths for pedestrians and cycling paths.

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