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Rubber Expands

Rubber Expands

Posted by Tom Kuennen on 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 ...

Highway Funding:  On the Edge of Disaster?

Highway Funding: On the Edge of Disaster?

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 06, 2014

By Tina Grady Barbaccia, Editor-at-Large, tinabarbaccia@gmail.com   At the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Mid-Year Meeting in Nashville last month, Walter “Butch” ...

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are revolutionizing soil compaction

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 06, 2014

Intelligent compaction – matched with more productive operational control systems – is revolutionizing the commonplace world of dirt rolling. Yesterday’s slow-but-steady ...

Saving Sacred Lives

Saving Sacred Lives

Posted by Contributed on Apr 12, 2014

We’re not supposed to admire Sweden because its economic system employs many socialistic practices, ranging from single-payer healthcare to high ...

Special Report from TRB 2014:  Warm Mix Asphalt

Special Report from TRB 2014: Warm Mix Asphalt

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2014

The incursion of warm-mix asphalt (WMA) into the nation’s bituminous pavements continues unabated. The latest National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)/Federal Highway ...

Expo Engineering

Expo Engineering

Posted by Equipment World Staff on 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 ...

Smooth Going

Smooth Going

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

How new technology is changing in the quest for smooth pavements Surveys consistently show that smoothness is the No. 1 criterion ...

Evolving Overlays

Evolving Overlays

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 09, 2013

Thinner concrete for preserving pavements   By Gerald F. Voigt, P.E., president and CEO, American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Illinois   Concrete overlays are ...

A Farewell to Ray Barnhart

A Farewell to Ray Barnhart

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 08, 2013

Ray Barnhart’s passing this past May received due recognition in Republican Party circles, especially in Texas where he served as ...

Monthly Motor Fuel Report shows -0.2 percent change

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2013

The November 2012 Monthly Motor Fuel Reported by States report, publicly released on March 7 by the Department of Transportation ...

$287 million for New York to rebuild roads, bridges damaged by Hurricane Sandy

$287 million for New York to rebuild roads, bridges...

Posted by Staff Report on Feb 15, 2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Feb. 15 announced $287 million in emergency relief funds for New York to rebuild ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 15, 2013

The latest analysis of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data shows that federal, state and local transportation departments of transportation (DOTs) ...

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