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High-volume pavement preservation: Untapped potential for contractors

High-volume pavement preservation: Untapped potential...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 15, 2016

Asphalt pavement preservation is a tactic used primarily in the realm of low-volume roadways. It has helped municipalities expand road ...

Telematics 101: Cutting through the jargon to what you need to know to get started with this fleet tracking tech

Telematics 101: Cutting through the jargon to what you...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 22, 2016

Editor's Note: This is the first article in our ongoing Telematics 101 series. To view the other articles in this series ...

Concrete overlays: Price parity and growing DOT/municipality use lead industry

Concrete overlays: Price parity and growing...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 19, 2016

Today’s roadbuilding environment requires more results from fewer resources, so extending pavement life is critical. One way to do this ...

New research changing how you will build bridges

New research changing how you will build bridges

Better Roads News

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jan 19, 2016

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

Focus on these skid steer brand differences to choose the best loader for your needs

Focus on these skid steer brand differences to choose...

Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Jan 18, 2016

Skid steers have so much standard and optional equipment in common it may seem all machines are created equal, or ...

From digging graves as a boy to relocating a construction business during the recession, Tim Humerick built a career staring down the odds

From digging graves as a boy to relocating a...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 18, 2016

Tim Humerick has spent little of his life doing things he didn’t want to do. There was the one time he ...

A drone on hire from the new DroneBase service, hovers during a residential job.

2016 Innovations Awards: Year of the Drone headlines 3...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

In the past year, no other technology has shown more potential to impact – and improve – more parts of ...

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Better Roads News

Posted by Tom Kuennen 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 ...

Warm-Mix and Recycled asphalt a cost-saving combo that should be used whenever possible

Warm-Mix and Recycled asphalt a cost-saving combo that...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 27, 2015

The benefits of warm-mix asphalt (WMA) with recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) are well documented in paving research, with high percentages ...

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