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Plant Management of RAP/RCA

Plant Management of RAP/RCA

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 06, 2013

Processing and storage makes reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled concrete aggregate useful as aggregate.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   In the past ...

Loss of Cover

Loss of Cover

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 ...

Mix Optimization

Mix Optimization

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 06, 2013

A formula for greenbacks and green roads When it comes to mix-design optimization, two goals stand out: dollars to be saved ...

Rap Up

Rap Up

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 06, 2013

Making high-RAP mixes -- an art and a science   By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor     Many state transportation departments have saved tens ...

Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

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 ...

RoadWorks

RoadWorks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 30, 2012

Mixes and Ground Tire Rubber   By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com     A study from the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) confirms that ambient ...

RoadWorks

RoadWorks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 30, 2012

Mixes and Ground Tire Rubber   By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com     A study from the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) confirms that ambient ...

Applications & Innovations

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 03, 2012

Using RAS   Recycled asphalt shingles are an acquired taste   When going from the roof to the road in recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) ...

Road Science

Road Science

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 06, 2012

Asphalt a la Carte Modifiers Control Mix Performance Petroleum (literally, rock oil) is one of the most important gifts of the union ...

Road Science

Road Science

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 13, 2011

?%# What percentage of RAP is best? It depends. T here are powerful inducements today to reuse reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in ...

Road Science

Road Science

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 ...

Stretching a road maintenance budget with fine milling

Stretching a road maintenance budget with fine milling

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 23, 2011

Doing more with less and aggressively seeking new ways to stretch budget dollars are how many businesses respond to a ...

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