More from Tom Kuennen

New research changing how you will build bridges

New research changing how you will build bridges

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

Eliminating the “end-bump” in construction of bridge approaches ... precast deck panels speeding bridge construction ... quick seismic retrofits for ...

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Posted on Jan 04, 2016

With its placement and quick-set advantages, the use of roller compacted concrete is gaining fresh energy among contractors and road agencies.   "RCC ...

Optimizing pavement levels of service

Optimizing pavement levels of service

Posted on Oct 09, 2015

A pavement’s level of service is a measure that combines a pavement’s design criteria – such as freeway, primary arterial, ...

Speed of construction, longer lives drive new bridge designs

Speed of construction, longer lives drive new bridge...

Posted on Sep 25, 2015

The need for speed in construction is driving much of the bridge design in this country. The burden to accomplish faster ...

Reclaimed and recycled asphalt : Where is the payoff?

Reclaimed and recycled asphalt : Where is the payoff?

Posted on Sep 21, 2015

End users of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) in asphalt mixes – both contractors and government ...

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth trajectory?

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth...

Posted on Aug 18, 2015

Just like the swelling froth of expanded liquid asphalt in a foamed asphalt application, use of foamed asphalt in warm ...

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more research that may fuel tomorrow’s road projects

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more...

Posted on Jul 16, 2015

Research influences how state and local transportation officials approach future road projects. A primary venue for transportation officials to get ...

Recent shifts have changed the face of the concrete overlays industry

Recent shifts have changed the face of the concrete...

Posted on Mar 11, 2015

New methods, concepts, materials and even new terminology are changing how concrete overlays are being promoted, designed and built. The industry ...

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Posted on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

PAVEMENT PRESERVATION: Highlight on high-volume

PAVEMENT PRESERVATION: Highlight on high-volume

Posted on Dec 07, 2014

The Federal Highway Administration and its allies among the state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) are leading a new emphasis on ...

Sound (wall) advice

Sound (wall) advice

Posted on Nov 16, 2014

Noise emissions are as much of an environmental problem for urban trafficways as exhaust pollution, but new research is showing ...

ADA Angst over pavement preservation

ADA Angst over pavement preservation

Posted on Oct 09, 2014

Pavement preservation stakeholders in the United States are concerned that a reinterpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act last year ...

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