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IC A 2010 State-of-the-Art Review Bentz, D.P. and Weiss, J., Internal Curing: A 2010 State-of-the-Art Review (Feb 2011)
This document is one of the best overviews of internal curing available. It is available through the National Institute
of Standards and Technology (NIST). Click here for the abstract and click here to view the report. (OVERVIEW)
Auburn Report Byard, Benjamin E. and Schindler, Anton K., Cracking Tendency of Lightweight Concrete  (December 2010)
This report presents the results of the cracking tendency of lightweight concrete performed by
the Highway Research Center at Auburn University's College of Engineering.
Q&A with Big River Industries' Jeff Speck on Hydrating Concrete From Within Drotleff, Laura and Don Eberly; Q&A with Big River Industries' Jeff Speck on Hydrating Concrete From Within
(OVERVIEW)
IC Concrete Performance Henkensiefkin, Ryan; Javier Castro; Haejin Kim; Dale Bentz; and Jason Weiss, Internal Curing Improves Concrete Performance Throughout Its Life (Concrete InFocus, Sept/Oct 2009)
This document is also an excellent overview of internal curing. This article is reprinted with the permission of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association. No further reprints in whole or in part are permitted without the expressed permission of the association. All rights are reserved. (OVERVIEW)
Concrete Intl Article Feb 2010 Henkensiefkin, Ryan; Peter Briatka; Dale P. Bentz; Tommy Nantung, and Jason Weiss, Plastic Shrinkage Cracking in Internally Cured Mixtures (Concrete International, Feb 2010) 
This article is reprinted with the permission of the American Concrete Institute. No further reprints in whole or in part are permitted without the expressed permission of the association. All rights are reserved. (CRACKING)
Henkenseifken Paper Henkensiefkin, Ryan; Tommy Nantung; Jason Weiss; Internal Curing - From the Laboratory to Implementation (Henkenseifken et al, 2009)
Presented at The International Bridge Conference (IBC) held in Pittsburgh, PA in June 2009. (OVERVIEW)
ACI IC SP290 CD Schindler, A.K., Grygar, J.G., and Weiss, W.J., The Economics, Performance, and Sustainability of Internally Cured Concrete (ACI SP-290). Special 290, ISBN 9780870317835, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 2012. 206 p. 
IC An Unconventional Idea TXI — Texas Industries, Inc.; Internal Curing: An Unconventional Idea...Within a Conventional Business
(ESCSI Lightweight Design eNews, February 2011) (OVERVIEW)
VTRC 10-R11 VTRC 10-R11: Report on Effect of Wet Curing Duration on Durability Parameters of Hydraulic Cement Concretes
This document is available through the Virginia Transportation Research Council. Click here for the abstract and
click here to view the report.
IC - Constructing More Robust Weiss, Jason; Dale Bentz, Anton Schindler, and Pietro Lura; Internal Curing: Constructing More Robust Concrete
(STRUCTURE magazine, Jan 2012) This is a great introduction about internal curing. (OVERVIEW)

Bridges

Documentation of the INDOT Timothy J. Barrett, Albert E. Miller, W. Jason Weiss (Joint Transportation Research Program: Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University); Documentation of the INDOT Experience and Construction of the Bridge Decks Containing Internal Curing in 2013
UDOT Spring 2013 Newsletter - IC Guthrie, Spencer W. and Stevens, David; Internal Curing of Concrete Bridge Decks in Utah: Preliminary Evaluation
(UDOT Research Newsletter, Spring 2013) (BRIDGE)
ASPIRE Article - Summer 2013 Keierleber, Brian; Innovations in Buchanan County, Iowa (Summer, 2013)
This article in ASPIRE Magazine discussed the usage of internal curing with lightweight aggregate in bridges. (BRIDGE)

Pavements

Pervious Report - Kevern

Kevern, John; Reducing the Curing Requirements of Pervious Concrete Using Prewetted Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing (Dec. 2013)
This research evaluated the effects that prewetted lightweight aggregates has on pervious concrete properties and durability. (PAVEMENT)

Evaluation of ICC for Paving Applications

Rao, Chetana, and Darter, Michael; Evaluation of Internally Cured Concrete for Paving Applications (September 2013)
This report validates the value of internally cured concrete for pavements. (PAVEMENT)

Concrete Intl Feb 2007 Better Pavements Villarreal, Victor H. and David Crocker; Better Pavements Through Internal Hydration — Taking Lightweight Aggregate to the Streets (Concrete International, Feb 2007)
This article was reprinted here with the permission of the American Concrete Institute. No further reprints in whole or in part are permitted without the expressed permission of the association. All rights are reserved. (PAVEMENT)