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Title: CJ's in Composite Slabs

Does anyone have commentary on why/why not include contraction/construction joints in elevated composite floor slabs at girder lines?  The girders are non-composite in this case, but the beams are.

Pros/Cons & lessons learned would be appreciated. . .

tia

robert d. rollo, PE
Corporate Associate
Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
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