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Chapter 4 - Producing Silica-Fume Concrete
Finishing Bridge Decks

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After the finishing machine passes over the surface, some additional floating and finishing by hand may be required, particularly along the edges of the placement. Texturing using a broom can also be seen in this photo. State DOTs differ in their requirements for texturing of bridge decks -- some require brooming, some tining, and some require that the texture be sawn into the concrete after hardening.