Asphalt

Roads & Bridges Media's Asphalt Channel features in-depth coverage of the asphalt industry. This section offers several areas to explore: product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list. Asphalt road construction, bridge deck overlays, soil stabilization, materials and equipment developments, and new asphalt paving techniques are among the topics collected and covered here.

38 agencies and advocacy groups appeal to McConnell on America's Transportation Infrastructure Act
Photo: Gage Skidmore
Late yesterday, a letter was sent to U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) in which nearly 40 government bodies, agencies, and advocacy groups…
October 18, 2019
In Wilkin County, Minnesota, Engineer Brian Noetzelman, P.E., and Assistant Engineer Steve Neppl have approximately 300 miles of gravel surfaced…
October 15, 2019
Roadpatcher
Hay County, Texas relies on the Roadpatcher from Schwarze for roadway surface repair.
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Municipalities often find pothole repair to be both aggravating and expensive. One cause for these woes is the traditional repair technique known as…
August 23, 2019
Andrew Heath, State Traffic Engineer at the Georgia Department of Transportation explains how 3M's wet reflective pavement markings have improved…
August 12, 2019
KOLD-FLO Gilsonite Modified Cold Applied Pourable Crack Filler is formulated with special polymers and additives to seal out water, protect, and…
July 30, 2019
Truck-mounted spray patchers can be operated by just one worker, helping municipalities save on labor costs.
Truck-mounted spray patchers can be operated by just one worker, helping municipalities save on labor costs.
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For many cities plagued by potholes, it may seem like the repairs never end—and that’s because for many cities using traditional “throw-and-go”…
July 15, 2019
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
The paving industry routinely uses a variety of materials to produce and modify asphalt and seal coat binders. While many state DOTs adopted the…
July 03, 2019
For many years, two local oil refineries in Hawaii supplied asphalt binder to the paving industry.  After one of the refineries (Chevron) stopped…
June 27, 2019
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