This publication provides an overview of measuring concrete strength gain with the maturity method and also details the benefits of using the technique, which include: earlier opening to construction traffic and public use, determination optimum time to saw joints, and fewer beam or cylinder specimens to fabricate and test, among other benefits. A guideline procedure for testing concrete strength using the maturity method is included as an appendix. Guidance on opening a new pavement to traffic is also given.
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