ASTM C1479 - 13

    Standard Practice for Installation of Precast Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe Using Standard Installations

    Active Standard ASTM C1479 | Developed by Subcommittee: C13.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This practice is useful as a reference by an owner and the owner's engineer in preparing project specifications.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the installation of precast concrete pipe intended to be used for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, and storm water and for the construction of culverts.

    1.2 This practice is the inch-pound companion to Practice ; therefore, no SI equivalents are presented in this practice.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    C822 Terminology Relating to Concrete Pipe and Related Products

    C1417 Specification for Manufacture of Reinforced Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe for Direct Design

    C1479M Practice for Installation of Precast Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe Using Standard Installations (Metric)

    D698 Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Standard Effort (12 400 ft-lbf/ft3 (600 kN-m/m3))

    D1557 Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Modified Effort (56,000 ft-lbf/ft3 (2,700 kN-m/m3))

    D2487 Practice for Classification of Soils for Engineering Purposes (Unified Soil Classification System)

    D2488 Practice for Description and Identification of Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)

    ASCE Standards

    ASCE15 Standard Practice for the Direct Design of Buried Precast Reinforced Concrete Pipe Using Standard Installations (SIDD)

    AASHTO Standards

    T310 In-Place Density and Moisture Content of Soil and Soil--Aggregate by Nuclear Methods (Shallow Depth)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.50 (Pipes and fittings of other materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171510(Commercial concrete pipe)


    DOI: 10.1520/C1479-13

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