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1.1 This specification covers the minimum material requirements and describes the procedures for installing concrete pavements and linings in corrugated steel pipes and structural plate structures in the field. Specific designs with additional or greater requirements shall be detailed in the contract documents. This specificaiton is applicable to paving or lining new pipes and for rehabilitating existing structures. The pipe to be paved or lined is described in Specifications A 760/A 760M, A 761/A 761M, and A 762/A 762M.
1.2 This specification covers pipes 48 in. (1 200 mm) and larger for pavements and 24 in. (600 mm) and larger for full linings.
1.3 New pipes are to be designed in accordance with Practice A 796 and installed in accordance with Practice A 798 for factory-made pipes and Practice A 807 for structural plate structures. Structures to be rehabilitated shall be structurally stable.
1.4 Pipes with plant installed concrete pavements and linings are covered under Specification A 849.
1.5 This specification is applicable to product in either inch/pound units as A 979 or in SI units as A 979M. Inch/pound units and SI units are not necessarily equivalent. SI units are shown in brackets in the text for clarity, but they are the applicable values when materials are orderd to A 979M.
1.6 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations and equipment. The 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.
A615/A615M Specification for Deformed and Plain Carbon-Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
A760/A760M Specification for Corrugated Steel Pipe, Metallic-Coated for Sewers and Drains
A761/A761M Specification for Corrugated Steel Structural Plate, Zinc-Coated, for Field-Bolted Pipe, Pipe-Arches, and Arches
A762/A762M Specification for Corrugated Steel Pipe, Polymer Precoated for Sewers and Drains
A796/A796M Practice for Structural Design of Corrugated Steel Pipe, Pipe-Arches, and Arches for Storm and Sanitary Sewers and Other Buried Applications
A798/A798M Practice for Installing Factory-Made Corrugated Steel Pipe for Sewers and Other Applications
A807/A807M Practice for Installing Corrugated Steel Structural Plate Pipe for Sewers and Other Applications
A849 Specification for Post-Applied Coatings, Pavings, and Linings for Corrugated Steel Sewer and Drainage Pipe
A902 Terminology Relating to Metallic Coated Steel Products
A1064/A1064M Specification for Carbon-Steel Wire and Welded Wire Reinforcement, Plain and Deformed, for Concrete
C31/C31M Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field
C33 Specification for Concrete Aggregates
C39/C39M Test Method for Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens
C150 Specification for Portland Cement
C309 Specification for Liquid Membrane-Forming Compounds for Curing Concrete
C595 Specification for Blended Hydraulic Cements
C618 Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete
D6690 Specification for Joint and Crack Sealants, Hot Applied, for Concrete and Asphalt Pavements
American Water Works Association StandardsAWWA Standards for Cement-Mortar Lining of Water Pipelines-4 in. (100 mm) and larger-in place Available from American Water Works Association (AWWA), 6666 W. Quincy Ave., Denver, CO 80235, http://www.awwa.org.
ICS Number Code 23.040.50 (Pipes and fittings of other materials)
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ASTM A979 / A979M-03, Standard Specification for Concrete Pavements and Linings Installed in Corrugated Steel Structures in the Field, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2003, www.astm.orgBack to Top