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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 ...

Running Shingles the Right Way

Running Shingles the Right Way

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 07, 2014

By Daniel C. Brown   Correctly running recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) and reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) at the same time can be ...

Long Live Asphalt Pavements

Long Live Asphalt Pavements

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 ...

Beware Premature  Aging of Binder

Beware Premature Aging of Binder

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 06, 2013

Take care with liquid asphalt binder to avoid thermal crack failure   Thermal cracking – also known as low temperature cracking – ...

Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 03, 2013

‘Bio-Binder’ Green Modifiers Star at TRB   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   The emerging universe of biologically based modified asphalts got significant exposure ...

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 ...

Roadway Environmental Ratings:  What’s Best for Your Agency?

Roadway Environmental Ratings: What’s Best for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 12, 2012

There's a choice of programs to use in rating sustainable roads   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   The never-ending quest to define which pavements ...

Road Science

Road Science

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 06, 2012

The Second Time Around   Recycled materials need analysis, characterization   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor             There is no stopping the growth of recycled and ...

Highway Contractor

Highway Contractor

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 05, 2012

HOT!   Achieving the high production/quality double on Interstate 10     FNF Construction and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) set the bar very ...

Highway Contractor

Highway Contractor

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 05, 2012

HOT!   Achieving the high production/quality double on Interstate 10     FNF Construction and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) set the bar very ...

$112.6 million project Central Tri-State Tollway...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 30, 2012

The Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Resurfacing Project between 95th Street in Oak Lawn, Ill., and Balmoral Avenue in Rosemont, Ill. ...

$112.6 million project Central Tri-State Tollway...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 30, 2012

The Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Resurfacing Project between 95th Street in Oak Lawn and Balmoral Avenue in Rosemont is scheduled ...

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