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Automatic or Manual?

Automatic or Manual?

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Posted by Jack Roberts on Nov 06, 2013

More choices — and it’s not just what you ‘feel’ like Revolutions can be subtle things. Unless there’s an army or ...

Long-life asphalt pavement: Red Bluff lessons

Long-life asphalt pavement: Red Bluff lessons

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Posted by Contributed on Oct 07, 2013

Caltrans Senior Engineer Sean Shepard (I-5 Red Bluff job) and Caltrans Resident Engineer John Bailey (I-5 Weed job) share lessons ...

Long Live Asphalt Pavements

Long Live Asphalt Pavements

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

The perpetual pavement project on California’s I-5 has sparked a trend in the state for asphalt pavements designed to last 40 years ...

Fast-Paced Completion

Fast-Paced Completion

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Posted by Staff Report on Sep 09, 2013

Contractor’s acceleration claim granted in embassy construction “Acceleration” in construction means to speed up the pace of work resulting from a ...

Breaking the Mold

Breaking the Mold

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 09, 2013

High-production paving on 4-inch overlay   By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor     It took an Illinois contractor eight days of elapsed time to ...

Evolving Overlays

Evolving Overlays

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 09, 2013

Thinner concrete for preserving pavements   By Gerald F. Voigt, P.E., president and CEO, American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Illinois   Concrete overlays are ...

CIR a Hit in L.A.

CIR a Hit in L.A.

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 08, 2013

Cold asphalt recycling offers “a lot of positives” for L.A. County Department of Public Works   By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor     On ...

When the Cold Storms Come

When the Cold Storms Come

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2013

Winter road maintenance gets ready for the toughest season   By John Latta     Winter work on our transportation infrastructure is (a) essential and ...

The EPA and You

The EPA and You

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 06, 2013

How often do we hear people in the business of highways and bridges refer not simply to environmental regulations but ...

A Base Stacked for Strength

A Base Stacked for Strength

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 03, 2013

If it’s a super-stout pavement base model you’re looking for, look no further than the Des Moines (Ia.) International Airport. ...

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