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Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

Better Roads

Posted by Contributed on Dec 11, 2014

A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the asphalt mat, in real time, and records a thermal profile ...

What you need to know about the new public-private...

Better Roads

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 08, 2014

The latest surface transportation bill, "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)" required that the U.S. Department of ...

Taking control of congestion on Tomball Parkway

Taking control of congestion on Tomball Parkway

Better Roads News

Posted by Contributed on Oct 09, 2014

State Highway 249, also known as the Tomball Parkway, is one of the primary freeways serving the city of Tomball ...

New NYC law permits 100 percent  RAP on streets

New NYC law permits 100 percent RAP on streets

State/Local Government

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 05, 2014

Effective on Jan. 1, 2015, the New York City Department of Transportation will allow asphalt mixes containing 100 percent reclaimed ...

Fighting Thermal  Segregation

Fighting Thermal Segregation

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2014

A temperature bar can provide a thermal profile in real time. A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the ...

Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes

Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes

Better Roads

Posted by Contributed on May 06, 2014

Whether it’s dense-graded, open-graded or gap-graded mix or stone-matrix asphalt, don’t forget their impact on compaction. Many contractors look to temperature ...

Behind the design of Colombia’s first four-lane road

Behind the design of Colombia’s first four-lane road

State/Local Government

Posted by Contributed on Apr 11, 2014

Mario Huertas Corporation won a $400 million, five-year highway contract to design and build this major part of the country’s ...

The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt

The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2014

As prices for asphalt cement (AC) and polymer have shot up dramatically, agencies and contractors are looking for ways to ...

Running Shingles the Right Way

Running Shingles the Right Way

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 07, 2014

By Daniel C. Brown   Correctly running recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) and reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) at the same time can be ...

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Better Roads

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 08, 2014

How the use of stringless paving technology on the Utah I-15 Corridor Expansion Project saved time and money.   By Tina Grady ...

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