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Article March 02, 2018
Nationwide, all state departments of transportation (DOTs) have long dealt with the problem of asphalt cracking, which is the primary type of distress that creates the need for pavement rehabilitation.   With a focus in recent years on making asphalt mixes more affordable, the use of recycled...
Article October 16, 2009
Interest in warm-mix asphalt (WMA) technologies is on the rise as efforts to “green” the country’s roadways increase. However, before road authorities in most U.S. states will embrace WMA, they need data showing that it provides performance equal to or better than conventional hot-mix asphalt (HMA...
Article June 20, 2005
Visitors to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway last August would have heard a roar different from the one made by racing cars and cheering crowds. They would have heard the sounds of milling machines grinding off the top 2.5 in. of asphalt and pavers laying a new racing surface around the 2.5-mile...
Article May 10, 2005
Many states currently allow the use of some proportion of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in hot-mix asphalt (HMA). The amount of RAP allowed varies depending upon individual agency policies and practices that have been developed through application of national guidelines. An agency’s previous...
Article February 10, 2005
Gilbert Central has had many paving successes in Arkansas in the past few years. The company’s awards—and bonuses—prove it. “We obtain smoothness bonuses on every project that has an incentive program,” said Chris Loeffler, a project manager with Gilbert Central, Little Rock, Ark. “It is our goal...
Article July 17, 2003
As a part of the Superpave mix design system, gyratory compactors are important in defining the mix characteristics to be achieved in production. It is estimated that contractors and agencies have spent over $50 million in the purchase of these devices from different manufacturers. There are...
Article April 18, 2003
Segregation may be defined as lack of homogeneity of constituents in hot-mix asphalt (HMA) pavements such that accelerated pavement distresses occur. The most common form of HMA segregation has been identified as gradation segregation. Gradation segregation is the non-uniform distribution of coarse...
Article December 28, 2000
They say necessity is the mother of invention, and-if this is true-then sometimes she takes on an unusual form. This was the case on January 1, when a federal law went into effect banning the manufacture of 1,1,1 trichloroethane because it causes ozone depletion. This chemical was used, along with...
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