Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP)

Wichita Concrete Pipe, Inc. & McPherson Concrete Products, Inc.Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP) for Critical Applications

When failure isn’t an option, there is reinforced concrete pipe. RCP is crucial when failure could endanger life or property and is also the top choice for any fill and live load conditions. You can rely on RCP and its vast experience with underground utilities to meet all required specifications.

  • Applications
    • Culverts
    • Sanitary Sewers
    • Storm Drains
    • Jacked or Tunneled Systems
  • Options


    • 12”-72” diameters; not all joints apply to all pipe sizes



    • Tongue and Groove w/ Mastic or Butyl Sealant
    • Concrete Joint w/ Single-Offset Profile Gasket, Rubber or Nitrile
    • Concrete Joint w/ Confined O-Ring Gasket, Rubber or Nitrile



    • Tees
    • Wyes
    • Elbows
    • Transitions


    End Treatments:

    • Flared End Sections
    • End Section Grates
    • Headwalls


    Miscellaneous Items:

    • Joint Restraints
    • Lift Hole Plugs
    • Mastic
    • Gaskets


    Liners, Coatings and Admixtures:
    We offer a variety of products depending on job-specific requirements. Contact your sales associate for more information.

  • Specifications
    • ASTM C76/AASHTO M170 – Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe
    • ASTM C655 – Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete D-Load Culvert, Storm Drain, and Sewer Pipe
    • ASTM C443/AASHTO M198 – Standard Specification for Joints for Concrete Pipe and Manholes, Using Rubber Gaskets
    • ASTM C361 – Standard Specification for Reinforced Concrete Low-Head Pressure Pipe
    • ASTM C1479 – Standard Practice for Installation of Precast Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe Using Standard Installations
    • ASTM C1840 – Practice for Inspection and Acceptance of Installed Reinforced Concrete Culvert, Storm Drain, and Storm Sewer Pipe

    Need RCP for special loading conditions not covered by ASTM specifications? Contact us about design services.

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For more information about underground utility products and to request a project quote, you may contact Wichita Concrete Pipe, Inc. at (316) 838-8651, contact McPherson Concrete Products, Inc. at (620) 241-4362 or complete an online form.

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