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PAVEMENT PRESERVATION: Highlight on high-volume
Nov 16, 2014
Sound (wall) advice
Noise emissions are as much of an environmental problem for urban trafficways as exhaust pollution, but new research is showing ...
Oct 09, 2014
ADA Angst over pavement preservation
Pavement preservation stakeholders in the United States are concerned that a reinterpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act last year ...
Sep 05, 2014
Asphalt containing rubber continues to stretch its way into more state Departments of Transportation. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor After years of ...
Aug 06, 2014
Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are Important
Steel and synthetic engineered fibers are enhancing performance in asphalt pavements and concrete. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor New research is reaffirming ...
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Jul 02, 2014
In the Groove with Diamond Grooving and Grinding
Diamond grooving and grinding are being used to restore rough or polished concrete pavements to ultrasmooth conditions and quell noise ...
Jun 06, 2014
Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are revolutionizing soil compaction
Intelligent compaction – matched with more productive operational control systems – is revolutionizing the commonplace world of dirt rolling. Yesterday’s slow-but-steady ...
May 07, 2014
Geosynthetics of all types speed construction
Geosynthetics of all types speed construction allowing bridges, highways to be built faster and enhance pavement performance Geosynthetics comprise a family ...
Apr 12, 2014
Seal or no Seal? That is the Question
The debates continue, but here are some tips to determine the most effective strategy for your agency, whether it’s seal ...
Mar 07, 2014
Special Report from TRB 2014: Warm Mix Asphalt
The incursion of warm-mix asphalt (WMA) into the nation’s bituminous pavements continues unabated. The latest National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)/Federal Highway ...
Feb 10, 2014
Materials that Make a Difference
This once every-three-years trade show boasts innovative materials that deserve a closer look. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Innovative materials for road ...
Feb 03, 2014
Tough Fibers for Concrete
In earlier days, concrete pavements would employ steel wire mesh near the top of the layer to forestall inevitable hairline ...
Jan 08, 2014
Here’s a sneak peek at the technologies behind exceptional equipment for roadbuilding at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Hundreds of products new ...
Dec 04, 2013
The ABCs of RCC
Roller-compacted concrete advances its invasion of pavements As roller-compacted concrete inexorably penetrates existing asphalt pavement markets, research into their composition and ...
Nov 06, 2013
Plant Management of RAP/RCA
Processing and storage makes reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled concrete aggregate useful as aggregate. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor In the past ...
Oct 02, 2013
How new technology is changing in the quest for smooth pavements Surveys consistently show that smoothness is the No. 1 criterion ...
Sep 09, 2013
How to handle materials, from the source to the site by Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor You’ve designed and are building a pavement ...
Aug 07, 2013
The Durability Factor
The goal is performance over time Design durable roads and you are designing them “not to fail.” A variety of tools now ...
Jul 05, 2013
Loss of Cover
Decoding the secrets of asphalt stripping and raveling By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Raveling describes the loss of aggregate from the driving ...
Jun 06, 2013
Beware Premature Aging of Binder
Take care with liquid asphalt binder to avoid thermal crack failure Thermal cracking – also known as low temperature cracking – ...
May 06, 2013
To Prevent Failure, Begin with Better Bases
Fatigue cracking usually links to inadequate road foundations By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Fatigue cracking in bituminous pavements is experienced by the ...
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Caterpillar intros M315F, M317F wheeled excavators with tool carrier, compact radius ...
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