32 14 13 Precast Concrete Unit Paving

32 14 13 Precast Concrete Unit Paving


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2

Dimensions

8.5" x 11"

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Word Doc

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Unlimited Projects

Section

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Precast Concrete Unit Paving

 

Use this CSI 3 part SimpleSpecs™ master specification to specify precast concrete unit paving on a sand setting bed.

 

Precast concrete pavers are available for pedestrian and vehicular ratings. A wide variety of shapes is available.

 

These pavers are set on a compacted sand bed. After placement and initial vibration with a plate vibrator, sand is spread over the surfaces and vibrated to fill the joints and lock the pavers into space.

 

Related Industry Association:

Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI)

 

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32 13 13 – Concrete Paving

32 14 16 – Brick Unit Paving

32 14 39 – Tile Paving

32 14 40 – Stone Paving

 

Precast Concrete Unit Paving

       
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