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Precast concrete box culverts: guide to site practice (Withdrawn)

Precast concrete box culverts: guide to site practice (Withdrawn)

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Civil & Structural Supplement


With a long service life, guaranteed strength and performance, precast concrete box culverts have been used in a wide variety of civil engineering and other construction projects, including: balancing tanks, pedestrian subways, diverting water courses, access shafts, service tunnels, sea outfalls and road crossings. This guide advises on delivery, jointing materials, trench preparations, bedding, application of jointing material, laying the culverts, joints and backfilling.


Replaced by Precast concrete box culverts: guide to site practice (BPDA, 2017). Information published by BOXC will be rebranded to BPDA in due course.


Publisher History

Now known as British Precast Drainage Association (BPDA) and was formed in 2017 from the integration of the Concrete Pipeline Systems Association (CPSA) and the Box Culvert Association (BOXC). Provides information relating to design, install and maintain concrete drainage systems.



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