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To Prevent Failure,  Begin with Better Bases

To Prevent Failure, Begin with Better Bases

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 06, 2013

Fatigue cracking usually links to inadequate road foundations By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Fatigue cracking in bituminous pavements is experienced by the ...

Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 03, 2013

‘Bio-Binder’ Green Modifiers Star at TRB   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   The emerging universe of biologically based modified asphalts got significant exposure ...

Integrating Roadside Vegetation and Erosion Control

Integrating Roadside Vegetation and Erosion Control

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 06, 2013

Safety and the mowing-herbicide-beautification-erosion control-culvert maintenance mix   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     Integrated roadside management programs are being adopted at state and ...

Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 07, 2013

    For the first time, pavement preservation is part of national surface transportation reauthorization legislation, which now explicitly supports preservation and ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 01, 2013

Preserving the Unpaved Road   ‘Gravel,’ stone-surfaced and dirt road preservation helped by new techniques, guidelines, RAP   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     If you ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

Pre-Measure Your Carbon Footprint   Calculators help predict the environmental impact of roadbuilding projects     By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   New tools keep appearing to ...

Roadway Environmental Ratings:  What’s Best for Your Agency?

Roadway Environmental Ratings: What’s Best for...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 12, 2012

There's a choice of programs to use in rating sustainable roads   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   The never-ending quest to define which pavements ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 05, 2012

Now That's Cool   Low-energy asphalt mixes reduce viscosity – without the heat   In the last two decades, improvements in the physiochemistry of ...

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