Active Standard ASTM C1577 | Developed by Subcommittee: C13.07
Book of Standards Volume: 04.05
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This specification covers single-cell precast reinforced concrete box sections cast monolithically and intended to be used for the construction of culverts and for the conveyance of storm water, industrial wastes and sewage. The reinforced concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, mineral aggregates and water, in which steel has been embedded in such a manner that the steel and concrete act together. The precast reinforced concrete box sections shall be produced with tongue and groove ends. The box section shall be cured using any of the following methods or combinations thereof: steam curing; water curing; and membrane curing. Compression tests for determining concrete compressive strength shall be allowed to be made on either standard rodded concrete cylinders or concrete cylinders compacted and cured in like manner as the box sections, or on cores drilled from the box section.
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1.1 This specification covers single-cell precast reinforced concrete box sections cast monolithically and intended to be used for the construction of culverts and for the conveyance of storm water, industrial wastes and sewage.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
ASCE StandardASCE 26–97 Standard Practice for Direct Design of Buried Precast Concrete Box Sections
A82/A82M Specification for Steel Wire, Plain, for Concrete Reinforcement
A185/A185M Specification for Steel Welded Wire Reinforcement, Plain, for Concrete
A496/A496M Specification for Steel Wire, Deformed, for Concrete Reinforcement
A497/A497M Specification for Steel Welded Wire Reinforcement, Deformed, for Concrete
A615/A615M Specification for Deformed and Plain Carbon-Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
C33 Specification for Concrete Aggregates
C150 Specification for Portland Cement
C309 Specification for Liquid Membrane-Forming Compounds for Curing Concrete
C497 Test Methods for Concrete Pipe, Manhole Sections, or Tile
C595 Specification for Blended Hydraulic Cements
C618 Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete
C822 Terminology Relating to Concrete Pipe and Related Products
C989 Specification for Slag Cement for Use in Concrete and Mortars
C990 Specification for Joints for Concrete Pipe, Manholes, and Precast Box Sections Using Preformed Flexible Joint Sealants
C1116 Specification for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete and Shotcrete
C1619 Specification for Elastomeric Seals for Joining Concrete Structures
C1677 Specification for Joints for Concrete Box, Using Rubber Gaskets
AASHTO StandardsAASHTO LRFD Bridge Construction Specifications AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications
ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products); 93.030 (External sewerage systems)
UNSPSC Code 40170000(Pipe piping and pipe fittings)