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Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 22, 2014

Asphalt pavement mixes are more sustainable than ever thanks to the increased use of recycled materials and energy-saving warm-mix technologies. According ...

Construction error and weather causes new pavement to crumble within hours

Construction error and weather causes new pavement to...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 19, 2014

Emergency highway repairs were needed on Interstate 65, near Corridor X, in Alabama following a construction error. Alabama Department of ...

A road without fibers is a road soon to be in need of repair

A road without fibers is a road soon to be in need of...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Aug 29, 2014

New research is reaffirming the benefits of steel or synthetic engineered fibers in asphalt pavements and concrete, where they enhance ...

Construction worker killed while laying asphalt

Construction worker killed while laying asphalt

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 19, 2014

John Garner, 52, was killed while construction crews were laying asphalt in Batesville, Arkansas. Authorities say Garner was helping with ...

Vulcan launches product calculator app

Vulcan launches product calculator app

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 19, 2014

Vulcan Materials has launched its product calculator app for Android phone, tablet and other Android devices. The app can be a ...

Here’s Mud in your mouth: How a snack company developed a road-themed lineup

Here’s Mud in your mouth: How a snack company...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 05, 2014

Blame it on Grandma. “My grandmother had a snack mix she called Gravel,” relates Daren Rexroad (but please call him “Rex”), ...

Prices of construction materials on the rise

Prices of construction materials on the rise

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 29, 2014

Overall prices of construction materials are on the rise according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Labor. ...

It’s so hot at Yellowstone National Park the roads are melting

It’s so hot at Yellowstone National Park the...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 11, 2014

What the road crew at Yellowstone National Park has on its hands is not a routine patch job. A 3.3-mile loop ...

Yellowstone heat melts roadway

Yellowstone heat melts roadway

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 10, 2014

A 3.3-mile loop drive in Yellowstone National Park is temporarily closed after the park’s thermal geology began melting the asphalt, ...

VIDEO: How Arizona DOT turns old tires into asphalt

VIDEO: How Arizona DOT turns old tires into asphalt

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 25, 2014

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has been using rubberized asphalt on state highways for more than a quarter of ...

Nominate an asphalt project for NAPA’s awards program

Nominate an asphalt project for NAPA’s awards program

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 02, 2014

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has begun accepting nominations for its Quality in Construction and Operational Excellence Awards. To make ...

NAPA President Mike Acott inducted into Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame

NAPA President Mike Acott inducted into Asphalt...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 05, 2014

On Wednesday, National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) President Mike Acott took his place in the Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame. The ...

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