These concrete specifications focus on Life-Cycle costs rather than first costs. Some highlights of the proposed concrete specifications include requirements for aggregate, cement, and mix proportions, which are intended to improve the durability of concrete. To acess the concrete specifications click here: KCMMB Concrete Specifications. This is a culmination of years of research by municipalities to discover and prevent the causes of premature cracking and deterioration of pavement, sidewalks, curbs, and storm drainage inlets. Click here to download a report on Concrete Durability by the City of Overland Park.
Click on the KCMMB Concrete Members button to view the current list of members. As a member, you may click the Concrete Mix Design button for a list of approved concrete mixes by KC Metro concrete suppliers. This is detailed proprietary information on concrete mixes and is available only to KCMMB Members in the secure area requiring the use of a password. This web site provides a current database for quick reference of mixes and assists field inspectors with verification guidelines for KCMMB concrete delivered to a project site.
KCMMB is a general purpose concrete. Always check the job specific specifications. Bridge decks differ from concrete pavement. The design consultant should provide a mix design for bridge deck application.