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Getting Smoothness and Density Just Right

Getting Smoothness and Density Just Right

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 12, 2012

By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor   An Iowa-based contractor has won 80 percent of the available bonus payments on a successful ...

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2012

Getting Better all the Time   America’s structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge count slowly, steadily falling   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   They aren’t numbers ...

Superthin Concrete Overlays

Superthin Concrete Overlays

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2012

Spurred forward by some brave new thinking, the concrete pavement industry is working toward thinner concrete overlays these days – ...

Road Science

Road Science

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2012

What Went Wrong, and Why   Forensic Studies Give Clues to Pavement Failure By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   Whether the pavement is black or ...

In Court

In Court

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2012

Winds of Change   A hurricane trumps a “no liability” clause in a delay damages case.     By Brian Morrow   Construction projects are time sensitive ...

In Court

In Court

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2012

Read Before You Dig   Working with utilities means being very careful - on site and on paper.   By Brian Morrow     Utility conflicts and ...

In Court

In Court

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2012

Read Before You Dig   Working with utilities means being very careful - on site and on paper.   By Brian Morrow     Utility conflicts and ...

Is it Time for a New Wheel Loader?

Is it Time for a New Wheel Loader?

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 06, 2012

Advanced electronics, drivetrain refinements make the case for a new machine   By Marcia Gruver Doyle As you’ve waited for the economy to ...

Road Science

Road Science

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 06, 2012

The Second Time Around   Recycled materials need analysis, characterization   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor             There is no stopping the growth of recycled and ...

Applications & Innovations

Applications & Innovations

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 06, 2012

Whispering Asphalt   OGFCs cut spray and can be very, very quiet.   For several years, a number of states have placed open-graded friction ...

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