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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: product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list. 

The Minnesota DOT (MnDOT) advanced or completed more than 200 road and bridge projects during the 2020 construction season that is now wrapping up…
November 10, 2020
Six lanes now open on I-15 Technology Corridor in Utah
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The Utah DOT (UDOT) recently announced the opening of six lanes in each direction through the I-15 Technology Corridor project, from S.R. 92 to Main…
November 02, 2020
Use of ultra-high performance concrete on the Commodore Barry Bridge
Use of ultra-high performance concrete on the Commodore Barry Bridge
Transportation agencies seeking effective asset preservation and rehabilitation strategies may want to monitor a demonstration project underway on…
October 26, 2020
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When portions of two busy Kansas interstates, I-70 and I-635, were due for repair, the Kansas DOT (KDOT) needed a patching solution that would help…
October 14, 2020
Even in the strongest economy, America has been challenged with failing infrastructure. Now, thanks in no small part to COVID-19, times are…
September 28, 2020
When developing a cold weather concreting plan, consider three primary objectives: protect the concrete from early-age freezing, protect to ensure adequate strength gain, and protect from thermal shock and cracking.
When developing a cold weather concreting plan, consider three primary objectives: protect the concrete from early-age freezing, protect to ensure adequate strength gain, and protect from thermal shock and cracking.
There are three primary objectives for cold weather concreting: 1) Protect the newly placed concrete from damage due to early-age freezing; 2)…
September 08, 2020
Nevada DOT awards contract for I-15 bridge repair project in North Las Vegas
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The Nevada DOT (NDOT) recently awarded a $964,000 construction contract to Aggregate Industries SWR Inc. for repairing a pair of 50-year-old at-grade…
September 03, 2020
Loop 101 Price Freeway widening project completed in Arizona
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A $72 million project in Arizona to add new lanes and make other improvements along Loop 101 (Price Freeway) between Baseline Road and Loop 202 (…
August 31, 2020
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