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Asphalt containing rubber continues to stretch its way into more state Departments of Transportation.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   After years of ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 05, 2014

Effective on Jan. 1, 2015, the New York City Department of Transportation will allow asphalt mixes containing 100 percent reclaimed ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2014

As prices for asphalt cement (AC) and polymer have shot up dramatically, agencies and contractors are looking for ways to ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

The perpetual pavement project on California’s I-5 has sparked a trend in the state for asphalt pavements designed to last 40 years ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 05, 2013

Decoding the secrets of asphalt stripping and raveling   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     Raveling describes the loss of aggregate from the driving ...

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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 ...

Road Science

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 06, 2012

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Cracking Cold

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2012

Solving the Riddle of RAP and Thermal Cracking   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in hot-, warm- ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2011

Science Friction Thin Open-Graded Surfacings Drive Market By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Now, more than ever, thin open-graded friction courses (OGFCs) are driving ...

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Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Mar 01, 2011

Partnerships Promote Preservation Philosophy Regional Partnerships Link State, Local Agencies with State-of-the-Art Pavement Preservation Practice. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor As road agencies ...

Highway Contractor:  RAP — Making new fans across the country

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Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Feb 01, 2010

by Daniel Brown, Contributing Editor With workability, environmental benefits and solid performance reports,Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement — RAP — is becoming a ...

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