Asphalt

It is the biggest change in asphalt specifications in California since the state transportation department went to a quality control/quality assurance model in the 1990s, and...
When torrential rains unprecedented in memory wiped out miles of roads and bridges in Colorado’s populated Front Range last September, state, city and county road agencies...
Density is usually a good thing in asphalt pavement. The more density, the better. Occasionally road builders want gaps in the asphalt, though, voids that make the asphalt...
When roads have term limits you know there is a chance of a strong candidate in something. A 15.3-mile stretch of I-44 in Jasper County, Mo., had reached the end of its time...
The March issue of Roads & Bridges covers the Sheldon G. Hayes award winners, which is the top asphalt-paving honor from the National Asphalt Pavement Association....
The February 2014 issue of R&B contains stories on the Roads & Bridges/ARRA Recycling Awards, recent recycling research in Indiana, recycling asphalt shingle use in...
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has unveiled a plan to allocate more than $800 million to fund expansions of I-10, U.S. 281 and Loop 1604.   Noting San...
Those who are still interested in submitting a project for the 2013 Roads & Bridges/ARRA Recycling Awards have until Dec. 16 to complete a nomination form. Those in the...

Products

  • No need to leave grates low leaving a pothole with grate bottom. Our Inlet/Catch Basin/Monument Box Risers will save time, lower cost, eliminate...
  • Public works departments that want to use one truck chassis for multiple tools can now order a DuraPatcher as a roll-off. The proven pothole patcher...
  • Featuring the industry’s largest drive tire, the BOMAG CR552 mainline paver provides 35% greater footprint than comparable pavers for increased...
  • PennzSuppress D is an effective, eco-friendly dust control, soil stabilization and erosion control solution specially...
  • The GlasGrid Pavement Reinforcement System, manufactured by ADFORS-St. Gobain and distributed by Tensar, is a pavement interlayer that resists the...
  • The RoaDrain Roadway Drainage System is an engineered solution consisting of a synthetic subsurface drainage layer that can replace the open-graded...
  • The Spectra Roadway Improvement System featuring TriAx Geogrid is used to stabilize problematic soft soils that are often encountered during roadway...
  • The Model 580 asphalt paver from Puckett Equipment Inc. sports a paving width of up to 13 ft and can reach a depth of up to 6 in. The gravity-fed...
  • The new RP2505 steel-track paver from Roadtec is built to handle a wide range of jobs, including roller compacted concrete and HMA (both firsts for...
  • Caterpillar has launched several additions to both its D and E series lines of paving equipment. D Series additions include the AP600D and AP655D....
Based in St. Louis, Pace Construction is a heavy-construction company with over 60 years of bridge- and highway-construction experience. Pace...
Brisbane’s Gateway Bridge in Australia was the largest road and bridge project in Queensland’s history, necessary to meet the region’s future highway...
In 2010, construction began on a massive new park system in the Louisville area. One key goal of the project was to link four major parks with a park...
Managing the heavy equipment fleet for any municipality can be a rewarding job. But there are challenges too, particularly if your agency is under...
When Cargill Deicing Technology officially decided to increase its environmental commitment, it were not making empty promises. Not only did the...
It is no secret that winter maintenance offers up its own set of challenges for contractors. Unpredictable weather, pedestrian safety concerns and...

Webinars

Archived Webinar   Originally broadcast on: May 10, 2013 at 2:00 - 3:00pm eastern   To register and view this event on-demand, click Here...
ARCHIVED WEBINAR    View the archived session to earn 1 PDH (Professional Development Hour).   Date: Originally broadcast on December...
ARCHIVED WEBINAR   Date:   September 25, 2012 Time:  2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern   REGISTER NOW (click link above to go to the...

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Industry News

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) officials broke ground yesterday for the Swatara Creek Bridge Project—a major construction undertaking that...
The State Rte. 99 tunneling machine will resume digging by the end of March 2015, according to a schedule released yesterday, April 21, by the...
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is looking for new ways to pay for maintenance and operation of toll lanes after Gov. Terry...