permeable pavement

Technical Papers

Development of a North American Certificate Program for Installers of Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement

Subject: 
PERMEABLE PAVEMENT + CONSTRUCTION METHODS
Author: 
Smith, D. R., et al.
Publication: 
Proc. 9th Int. Conf. On CBP
Date: 
2009
Pages: 
1-10
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FAQ

What is permeable interlocking concrete pavement?

Permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) consists of manufactured concrete units that reduce Seattle WA PICPSeattle WA PICPstorm

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How is a PICP surface cleaned and how often?

The openings in the surface of PICPs will require periodic removal of detritus and sediment trapped by the small sized crushed stone.

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Does the surface conform to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements?

A handicap parking space.A handicap parking space.Yes. ADA Design Guidelines require that surfaces be firm, stable and slip resistant.

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How well does the pavement perform in freeze and thaw conditions?

title title tielt tile: alt desctitle title tielt tile: alt descPICPs have been in service for years in freezing climates and have performed adequately.

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What intensity and duration of storms can be managed?

It depends on the amount of water that drains onto the PICP, the depth (and storage capacity), the base, the infiltration rate of the soil under an open-graded base and the presence of drain pipes

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