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How the bond coat makes for long-lasting roads and how new materials are making it more effective
Experts agree: For long-lived asphalt pavements and overlays, bond them with a well-placed bond or “tack” coat. But in practice, ...
Bonded for Life: The cold milling equipment, techniques and technology for a super-smooth asphalt overlay
A milled surface with the right pattern, grade and slope is the key to a super-smooth asphalt overlay that wins ...
New research changing how you will build bridges
Eliminating the “end-bump” in construction of bridge approaches ... precast deck panels speeding bridge construction ... quick seismic retrofits for ...
Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum
With its placement and quick-set advantages, the use of roller compacted concrete is gaining fresh energy among contractors and road agencies. "RCC ...
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Optimizing pavement levels of service
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
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?
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?
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
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
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
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
The Federal Highway Administration and its allies among the state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) are leading a new emphasis on ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Ram says Ford Super Duty's claim to towing throne isn't fair
Hennessey unveils 704-hp Ford F-150 VelociRaptor (PHOTOS)
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Articulated dump trucks see rapid size growth as customers move to ...
by Equipment World Staff
Komatsu acquires mining equipment maker Joy Global for $3 billion
by Wayne Grayson
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories ...
by Wayne Grayson
Ram says Ford Super Duty’s claim to towing throne isn’t fair ...
by Tom Quimby
Construction firm’s in-house machine control software the first step toward automated ...
by Wayne Grayson
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