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A Recipe for Concrete that Can Withstand Road Salt Deterioration
May 18, 2017
PHILADELPHIA, May 18 -- Drexel University issued the following news release:

Road salt, used in copious helpings each winter to protect them from ice and preserve safe driving conditions, is slowly degrading the concrete they're made of. Engineers have known for some time that calcium chloride salt, commonly used as deicer, reacts with the calcium hydroxide in concrete to form a chemical byproduct that causes roadways to crumble. A civil engineer from Drexel University is working . . .

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