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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.

The Volvo DD25B double-drum compactor
The Volvo DD25B double-drum compactor
The Volvo DD25B double-drum compactor is powered by a 3-cylinder engine that meets strict Tier 4 Final emissions regulations without the need for an…
August 02, 2016
tracked P7110 and wheeled P7170
tracked P7110 and wheeled P7170
Powered by a Volvo 235 hp Tier 4i-compliant D8 engine, the tracked P7110 and wheeled P7170 are more fuel efficient than previous models, with…
August 02, 2016
The National Asphalt Pavement Association logo
The National Asphalt Pavement Association logo
The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) recently announced the winners of its 2015 Asphalt Operations Safety Innovation Award, as well as…
August 01, 2016
The Flexible Pavement Preservation Treatment Series provides participants with an introduction to the Pavement Preservation Treatment Construction…
August 01, 2016
Ravel Check rejuvenation/preservation liquid
Ravel Check rejuvenation/preservation liquid
Ravel Check rejuvenation/preservation liquid is an asphalt-based emulsion with penetrating chemistry and asphalt resins designed with Lock the Rock…
July 21, 2016
NCAT research attempts to firm up RAS specifications
NCAT research attempts to firm up RAS specifications
The use of reclaimed asphalt shingles (RAS) in asphalt mixes is on the rise. A recent survey conducted by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (…
June 07, 2016
Caltrans experiments with intelligent compaction
Caltrans experiments with intelligent compaction
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is working towards going “all in” on intelligent compaction (IC). IC is viewed as a means to…
June 07, 2016
Crews zero in on moisture damage at Watkins Glen
Crews zero in on moisture damage at Watkins Glen
They did not travel long distances to see the weeping track. In fact, I doubt many racing fans in the New York region saw the strange phenomenon.…
June 07, 2016
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