More from Tom Kuennen

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 ...

Why repair cracks when you can avoid them altogether?

Posted on Sep 10, 2014

Fibers in concrete bridges controls cracks High-performance, fiber-reinforced concrete controls cracks and provides satisfactory bond strengths in bridge deck construction, say ...

Rubber Expands

Rubber Expands

Posted on Sep 05, 2014

Asphalt containing rubber continues to stretch its way into more state Departments of Transportation.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   After years of ...

A crack-resistant road? You better believe it!

A crack-resistant road? You better believe it!

Posted on Sep 04, 2014

Stress-absorbing membrane interlayer in Rural Nevada In Washoe County, Nev. County Highway 447 was improved by cold in-place recycling, placement of ...

A road without fibers is a road soon to be in need of repair

A road without fibers is a road soon to be in need of...

Posted on Aug 29, 2014

New research is reaffirming the benefits of steel or synthetic engineered fibers in asphalt pavements and concrete, where they enhance ...

Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are Important

Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are...

Posted on Aug 06, 2014

Steel and synthetic engineered fibers are enhancing performance in asphalt pavements and concrete.  By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor New research is reaffirming ...

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