A life cycle assessment (LCA) model was developed to compare the sustainability of alternative concrete bridge deck designs: one a conventional steel reinforced concrete (SRC) deck with mechanical steel expansion joints, and the other an SRC deck with engineered cementitious composite (ECC) link slabs.
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Kendall, Alissa. 2004. A Dynamic Life Cycle Assessment Tool for Comparing Bridge Deck Designs. Master's Thesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: 1-75.