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Concrete Network: 10 Ideas for Great Concrete Entryways
Concrete Network describes 10 ways to create a grand entrance to your home with concrete walkways, steps and decorative accents.

PCA: Overview Of Concrete Pavement
Portland Cement Association provides an overview of concrete pavement including descriptions of the four types of concrete pavements and details the preparation, placement, and curing of concrete pavements.
Industry Sectors

ACPA: American Concrete Pavement Association
American Concrete Pavement Association is the US trade organization for concrete paving contractors, cement and material producers, equipment manufacturers and any company with an interest in concrete airports, highways, roads, streets and industrial pavements.
Information Sources

ACPA: Technical Resources On Concrete Pavement
American Concrete Pavement Association provides information and technical resources on concrete pavement.

Concrete Driveways: Resource Site On Concrete Driveways
Concrete Driveways provides information, designs, and ideas on decorative concrete driveways.

Concrete Network: Information & Resources On Concrete Driveways
Concrete Network provides tips and design options for a durable, low-maintenance concrete driveway.

PCA: Resource Site On Concrete Paving
Portland Cement Association provides information and resources on paving including sections on: types and uses, sustainability, soil-cement, cement-modified soils (CMS), cement-treated base (CTB), full-depth reclamation (FDR), roller-compacted concrete (RCC), pervious concrete, paving fact sheets, and buildings & structures.
Issues & Performance

IRC: Sealing Cracks In Asphalt Concrete Pavements
Canadian Institute for Research in Construction gives insights into the preventive maintenance of asphalt concrete pavements, through sealing practices that achieve results with better than usual performance.

BC Housing: Building Concrete Driveways
BC Housing bulletin Concrete Driveways describes common issues encountered with concrete driveways and provides information on how to select materials, build and maintain driveways. (PDF)

Concrete Network: Concrete Driveway Construction Basics
Concrete Network says to ensure a concrete driveway will look good for many years to come, there are important steps a contractor should follow during installation.

Concrete Network: Concrete Driveway Mix Tips
Concrete Network provides tips for proper concrete driveway mix.

Concrete Network: Concrete Driveway Repair Options
Concrete Network provides ideas on how to repair a driveway plagued by unsightly cracking, discoloration, settlement or scaling.

Concrete Network: Concrete Pavers For Sidewalks & Walkways
Concrete Network describes the benefits of using concrete pavers for a walkway and offers installation and maintenance tips.

Concrete Network: Concrete Walkway Resurfacing
Concrete Network provides design ideas for transforming worn and cracked walkways to look like flagstone, slate and more.

Concrete Network: Driveway Design Ideas For New Driveways
Concrete Network provides ideas of all of the types of decorative concrete applications that can be applied to a newly poured concrete driveway.

Concrete Network: Driveway Sealer Tips & Products
Concrete Network says choosing the right sealer and applying it properly will extend the life of your concrete driveway and keep it looking great for years to come, so you should buy the best product you can afford.

Concrete Network: Stamped Concrete Driveways
Concrete Network provides tips and design ideas for using stamps to add pattern and texture to a concrete driveway.

IRC: Best Practices For Concrete Sidewalk Construction
Canadian Institute for Research in Construction describes practices that will help ensure good long-term performance, safety and comfort of concrete sidewalks.
Product Supply

Concrete Network: Concrete Driveways Cost
Concrete Network provides an overview of concrete driveway costs and basic price ranges.

Concrete Network: Concrete Walkway Cost
Concrete Network provides an overview of concrete walkway costs and price ranges.
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