To be announced.
Purpose and Background:
producers and contractors now have a unique opportunity to build a
successful business installing concrete parking lots. The recent rise in
asphalt prices, concern over future material supplies and growing
environmental awareness has created a special opportunity for concrete
parking lot market growth. Now property owners can enjoy the benefits of
concrete including more completive initial price, long service life and
low maintenance along with environmental benefits including cooler
surfaces and reduced lighting requirements.
Who Should Attend?
course is intended for concrete producers and concrete contractors.
What This Course Provides:
course provides an overview of the asphalt and concrete industries and
compares the features and benefits of concrete and asphalt for paved
parking areas. It presents the importance of marketing and effective
presentation skills in the successful promotion of concrete parking
areas. The course also provides different contract delivery methods and
how they affect the potential for a successful concrete parking lot
This course provides detailed instruction on how to design and build
concrete parking lots. It provides details of pavement design including
traffic loads and pavement stresses. Concrete properties and thickness
design are presented in detail. Recommendations for subgrade support and
pavement jointing are provided. Concrete materials are presented,
including discussions on strength, workability and durability.
Construction techniques, inspection, testing, maintenance and repair are
discussed. Parking area geometry and layout are presented including
parking requirements, entrances and exits, and truck parking. Additional
detail will be provided on cost estimating, cost-benefit analysis, and
life cycle cost. In addition to details of conventional concrete parking
lots, this seminar will provide introductions to innovative products
such as whitetopping and pervious concrete.
Christopher R. Tull, P.E.,
CRT Concrete Consulting, LLC
Swederski Concrete Construction
($259 Retail Value)
the Design and Construction of Concrete Parking Lots—ACI 330R
Specifications for Unreinforced Concrete Parking Lots—ACI 330.1
Concrete Pavement Analyst Software
This course is presented by:
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
American Society of Concrete Contractors
Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association
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