Concrete

Welcome to the Concrete Channel, a special feature that provides the user an in-depth look at the concrete road industry. This section offers several areas to explore: concrete product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list. The concrete product spotlights contain information and photos of equipment relevant to the industry. The article library contains all stories related to concrete roads pulled from the rich archives of Roads & Bridges magazine and our Concrete Progress supplement magazine.

On Feb. 9, 2014, the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge officially opened to traffic in the St. Louis area. The long-anticipated, $700 million New Mississippi River Bridge...
The massive undertaking to extend and elevate Runway 9R–27L at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is nothing short of an engineering marvel. Estimated...
The 23-mile Long Beach Freeway (I-710) runs from the city of Alhambra, Calif., near Pasadena, to the Long Beach Harbor. Along with some 230,000 vehicles a day in some spots,...
Los Angeles Metro Transportation Authority’s expansion of I-405, which connects Los Angeles and San Diego, will be at least a year behind schedule, $100 million over budget...
The January issue of Roads & Bridges features a special section on structurally deficient bridges in the U.S., concrete paving, concrete pavement preservation, asset...
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...
The Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Committee last night approved a proposal for a new $1.3 billion toll road between Illinois and Indiana, the Chicago Tribune...
It is unlikely that any highway has ever or will ever again be immersed so deeply in the history, heritage and culture of our nation as Rte. 66. First dubbed “The Mother Road...

Products

  • QUIKRETE Rapid Road Repair is a specially formulated, alkali-resistant, fiberglass-reinforced concrete repair mortar used for structural...
  • Grinding and grooving not only extends the life of roadways and runways, but also reduces noise and textures the surface to improve skid resistance...
  • Scott Rim Snaps are designed to hold thin bricks against a ver- tical concrete form. When concrete is poured into the form and hardens it captures...
  • Now bidding RCC paving projects nationwide, Logistics Concrete exemplifies how to work “smarter” and not just “harder” by using the Vogele RCC paver...
  • The Schwing S 43 SX concrete pump combines the best features of two boom types: Roll and Fold and Z. By putting the 270º Z-fold at the tip section,...
  • The Hilti POL 10 Optical Level has been designed to tackle elevation tasks such as checking and transferring heights that are required on most...
  • E-Z Drill’s Model 210 equipment-mounted concrete drill attachment series consists of three models: the three-gang Model 210-3 EQ MT, four-gang Model...
  • Wirtgen’s SP 15 concrete slipform paver can lay curb and gutter, barrier, sidewalk, V-ditch, special applications and slabs. It can be quickly...
  • Putzmeister America’s new 42Z Truck-Mounted Concrete Boom Pump offers greater payload capacity, a user-friendly design and increased ease of service...
  • Denver Vibrator’s gasoline-powered backpack vibrator is ergonomically engineered for comfort and dependability, with a fully adjustable harness and...
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

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Industry News

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...
Construction of the new S.R. 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington has reached another milestone with the first permanent placement of a bridge...