A Recipe For Concrete That Can Withstand Road Salt Deterioration

A Recipe For Concrete That Can Withstand Road Salt Deterioration

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Road salt, used in copious helpings each winter to protect them from ice and preserve safe driving conditions, is slowly degrading the concrete they’re made of. Engineers have known for some time that calcium chloride salt, commonly used as deicer, reacts with the calcium hydroxide in concrete to form a chemical byproduct that causes roadways to crumble.

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