ACI Publishes Revised Specification: ACI 301-16
ACI 301-16 is now available from the American Concrete Institute. The ACI reference specification covers general concrete construction and addresses materials and construction provisions of Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. ACI 318-14 in a specification format. There are several changes in this version of ACI 318. Section 4 covers concrete mixtures. The ACI 318 durability requirements are stated in specification language (note that these are not addressed in AIA Masterspec section 03300. This version eliminates limits on supplementary cementitious materials, includes requirements for alkali silica reactions, permits the contractor to select slump, among other revisions. The core of ACI 301 is covered in sections 1-5 with special applications covered with additional considerations in sections 6-14.