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Concrete bases (Pmrcpppmec)

Definition
The layer or layers of a hard, strong construction material consisting of sand, conglomerate gravel, pebbles, broken stone, or slag in a mortar or cement matrix of a designed thickness placed on a subbase or subgrade to support a surface course. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Base course (Pavements) (Pmrcpppme)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Bituminous bases (Pmrcpppmeb)
Granular bases (Pmrcpppmeg)