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Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction
Dec 08, 2014
What you need to know about the new public-private contract guidelines
The latest surface transportation bill, "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)" required that the U.S. Department of ...
Oct 09, 2014
Taking control of congestion on Tomball Parkway
State Highway 249, also known as the Tomball Parkway, is one of the primary freeways serving the city of Tomball ...
Sep 05, 2014
New NYC law permits 100 percent RAP on streets
Effective on Jan. 1, 2015, the New York City Department of Transportation will allow asphalt mixes containing 100 percent reclaimed ...
Jun 05, 2014
Fighting Thermal Segregation
A temperature bar can provide a thermal profile in real time. A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the ...
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May 06, 2014
Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes
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 ...
Apr 11, 2014
Behind the design of Colombia’s first four-lane road
Mario Huertas Corporation won a $400 million, five-year highway contract to design and build this major part of the country’s ...
Mar 07, 2014
The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt
As prices for asphalt cement (AC) and polymer have shot up dramatically, agencies and contractors are looking for ways to ...
Feb 07, 2014
Running Shingles the Right Way
By Daniel C. Brown Correctly running recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) and reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) at the same time can be ...
Jan 08, 2014
No Strings Attached
How the use of stringless paving technology on the Utah I-15 Corridor Expansion Project saved time and money. By Tina Grady ...
Nov 06, 2013
Automatic or Manual?
More choices — and it’s not just what you ‘feel’ like Revolutions can be subtle things. Unless there’s an army or ...
Oct 07, 2013
Long-life asphalt pavement: Red Bluff lessons
Caltrans Senior Engineer Sean Shepard (I-5 Red Bluff job) and Caltrans Resident Engineer John Bailey (I-5 Weed job) share lessons ...
Oct 02, 2013
Long Live Asphalt Pavements
The perpetual pavement project on California’s I-5 has sparked a trend in the state for asphalt pavements designed to last 40 years ...
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 ...
Sep 09, 2013
Breaking the Mold
High-production paving on 4-inch overlay By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor It took an Illinois contractor eight days of elapsed time to ...
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 ...
Jul 08, 2013
CIR a Hit in L.A.
Cold asphalt recycling offers “a lot of positives” for L.A. County Department of Public Works By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor On ...
Jun 05, 2013
When the Cold Storms Come
Winter road maintenance gets ready for the toughest season By John Latta Winter work on our transportation infrastructure is (a) essential and ...
May 06, 2013
The EPA and You
How often do we hear people in the business of highways and bridges refer not simply to environmental regulations but ...
Apr 03, 2013
A Base Stacked for Strength
If it’s a super-stout pavement base model you’re looking for, look no further than the Des Moines (Ia.) International Airport. ...
Mar 06, 2013
Making high-RAP mixes -- an art and a science By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor Many state transportation departments have saved tens ...
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Ritchie Bros. to acquire online equipment auctioneer IronPlanet for $758.5 million ...
by Tom Jackson
Caterpillar to begin manufacturing mini excavators as market growth ends deal ...
by Wayne Grayson
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With new emissions regs, can heavy truck makers go all-in on ...
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Off-roading in Nissan’s sonar-equipped 2017 Titan Pro-4X Crew Cab ...
by Tom Quimby