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Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more research that may fuel tomorrow’s road projects

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jul 16, 2015

Research influences how state and local transportation officials approach future road projects. A primary venue for transportation officials to get ...

Deadline for ‘Excellence in Concrete Pavement’ award nominations fast approaching

Deadline for ‘Excellence in Concrete...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 03, 2015

There's not much time left to nominate a project for American Concrete Pavement Association's annual "Excellence in Concrete Pavement" award. The ...

Crews make final concrete pour on Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in Connecticut

Crews make final concrete pour on Pearl Harbor Memorial...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 28, 2015

Construction crews working on the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge celebrated the final concrete pour to connect the second half of ...

Lafarge announces rural road solution as a low-cost alternative to asphalt

Lafarge announces rural road solution as a low-cost...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 22, 2015

Lafarge announced recently a new concrete solution to reduce the costs of rural roads up to 55 percent over a ...

ACI releases multi-format 2015 Manual of Concrete Practice

ACI releases multi-format 2015 Manual of Concrete...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 19, 2015

The American Concrete Institute has released its 2015 Manual of Concrete Practice that includes more than 240 “standards and reports,” ...

Construction mishap fills half-mile of Oakland creek with concrete

Construction mishap fills half-mile of Oakland creek...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2015

While crews were working to back-fill a replaced water pipe in Oakland, California, Wednesday, a bit of negligence has led ...

Webinar to cover rigid pavement preservation research results

Webinar to cover rigid pavement preservation research...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 01, 2015

The Transportation Research Board will hold a webinar April 8 to present recent research on rigid pavement preservation techniques. The ...

Friendship morphs into a successful business venture between asphalt, concrete contractors

Friendship morphs into a successful business venture...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 18, 2015

Sean McDowell knows the ins and outs of asphalt. As the owner of McDowell Construction, a 17-year-old paving company in ...

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web courses to training site

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has created a Wiki for information about the concrete pavement association—WikiPave. The association announced the launch ...

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017; optimism palpable at World of Concrete

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2015

Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both 2016 ...

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University; online hub offers anywhere access to educational programs

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2015

Seeking to simplify access to the wealth of educational resources it offers for contractors and workers, the American Concrete Institute ...

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design software initiative

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 29, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association has announced two new initiatives for 2015: The formation of a task force for maintenance ...

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