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Users Manual BCOA-ME User's Guide
This document provides the BCOA-ME user’s with information on how to define each input within the Guide. An explanation is provided for each input based on the level of known information regarding the project. Please see the Training Tools page for a video on how to use the BCOA-ME. User's Guide(PDF 394 KB)

Sensitivity Analysis BCOA-ME Design Examples and Sensitivity Analysis
This document guides the user through the design of a bonded concrete overlay using the BCOA-ME. Sensitivity analysis showing the effect of each input on the design thickness is also provided. Please see the Training Tools page for a presentation and training video on this information.

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Tech Note: Project Pathway from Project Selection Through Construction
This technical note provides the practitioner with information regarding project suitability, project evaluation, suggested pre-overlay repairs and overlay construction. Please see the Training Tools page for a presentation on this material.

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Tech Note: Future Rehabilitation Guidelines
This technical note provides guidelines on best practices for the rehabilitation of BCOA. Please see the Training Tools page for a presentation on this material.


Concrete Overlay Guide Guide to Concrete Overlays
This link will take you to the Guide to Concrete Overlays, by The National Pavement Technology Center. The guide provides information on bonded and unbonded concrete overlays covering a wide array of topics including project selection, construction procedures and joint detailing issues.