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Optimizing Concrete Mixtures for Performance and Sustainability Report Now Available The Foundation is proud to release another important Prescriptive-to-Performance (P2P) report - Optimizing Concrete Mixtures for Performance and Sustainability. This release follows another from earlier this year when the report, An Evaluation of Performance-Based Alternatives to the Durability Provisions of the ACI 318 Building Code, was unveiled. That report is available by clicking here.


Pervious Concrete Research Compilation Updated

The popular Pervious Concrete Research Compilation has been updated with several new entries and revised links. Please click here to access the latest version.


Erosion Design Reports Available

Please click here to view the press release regarding the new Erosion Design Reports that are now available:


Design Methodology for Subgrades and Bases Under Concrete Roads and Parking Lots


Test Methods & Results of Erosion Potential of Commonly Used Subgrade and Base Materials


PDF of Both of the Above Reports Combined


NRMCA Unveils New, Online Foundation-Funded Safety Training Series

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) recently introduced a new online safety training series, the development of which was funded by the Foundation. Please visit for more details or click here to watch the preview clip.


MIT CSHub - New information, materials and briefs are published by the researchers at the Concrete Sustainability Hub monthly. Please click here to visit the Foundation's dedicated MIT CSHub Resources Page.


Looking for the materials included on the Foundation's P2P Materials CD? Please click here.



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Introducing Bridge the Gap 2.0 The concept of Bridge the Gap 2.0 is to raise $1.2 million in each of the next two years to fund MIT and other programs without needing to use principal funds to do so. Please click here to view more information, a list of current contributors, including as part of the Bridge the Gap effort, and a pledge form. Or, please contact Foundation Executive Director Julie Garbini with questions.

Looking for Quick Summary Information About the Foundation? Check out the links below:

Project Funding Summary Booklet

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Impact Statement

MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Resources

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