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Pavement on stream A concrete road contract in South Wales is providing the UK with its first chance to see a two layer slipformed carriageway with a 'whisper concrete' wearing course mixed in a conti

Whisper concrete has gone through extensive trials on roads throughout the UK, by Britpave, the British Insitu Concrete Paving Association and the Highways Agency, and is now being used on a non-trial basis for the first time. A 45mm thick layer of the exposed aggregate concrete wearing course is being laid on top of a standard lean mix continuously reinforced concrete pavement as an overlay to 12km of life expired concrete dual carriageway in South Wales.

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