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Louisiana Transportation Research Center develops pavement smoothness best practices focused on IRI

Louisiana Transportation Research Center develops...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 21, 2015

The Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC) teamed up with The Transtec Group to develop a best practices document for achieving optimal pavement ...

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 ...

APA announces 7 state DOTs as winners for 2014 Perpetual Pavement Awards

APA announces 7 state DOTs as winners for 2014...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 23, 2015

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA), in coordination with the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) have selected seven transportation agencies ...

Web tool analyzes impact of long-term pavement treatments across states, highways

Web tool analyzes impact of long-term pavement...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 22, 2015

Web-based IRI Explorer (www.iriexplorer.com) uses data from the Federal Highway Administration’s Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) database to study the long-term ...

NAPA begins accepting nominations for Quality in Construction, Operational Excellence awards

NAPA begins accepting nominations for Quality in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 02, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association is now accepting nominations for its Quality in Construction Awards and Operational Excellence Awards online. “The ...

Market report: Bridges good, pavement not so good

Market report: Bridges good, pavement not so good

Posted by John Latta on Jun 03, 2013

American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chief Economist and Policy VP Alison Premo Black said the bridge market is ...

Colorful asphalt coatings could keep cities cooler

Colorful asphalt coatings could keep cities cooler

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2013

More so than any other color, black absorbs sunlight and then radiates that heat. And when black asphalt comprises one-third ...

California researchers promote new pavements to cool cities

California researchers promote new pavements to cool...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 04, 2013

In an effort to combat the sunlight absorption and heat radiation resulting from the typical black asphalt pavement, researchers at ...

The Greenest, Quietest Mile

Posted by John Latta on Jul 17, 2012

The star of the National Asphalt Pavement Association's midyear meeting in Chicago is Michigan Avenue. The recently-rebuilt downtown thoroughfare is, by ...

Talbert Manufacturing introduces 50CC/RP hybrid trailer

Talbert Manufacturing introduces 50CC/RP hybrid trailer

Posted by Staff Report on Mar 23, 2012

Talbert Manufacturing, a leader in the specialty-built trailer and transport system industry, launches its 50CC/RP Hybrid Trailer. Combining the benefits of ...

Highway Contractor

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 04, 2011

The Greening of America's Highways Words like sustainability, carbon footprint and environmental stewardship have dominated the construction industry for the past ...

Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive pavement buckles in...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 06, 2010

The Chicago Sun-Times Media Wire reports that Lake Shore Drive on the Near South Side of Chicago buckled about 6 ...

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