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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. 

Employing the Super Air Meter (SAM) test
Employing the Super Air Meter (SAM) test provides the same information as a conventional pressure meter, but can also place the concrete under a series of higher pressures. By understanding how the concrete responds to these pressures, the meter can assess properties of the air-void system beyond the air content.
Performance engineered mixtures (PEMs) have gained considerable attention recently in the concrete world. National Concrete Pavement Technology…
January 02, 2020
A photograph of a thin FRC pavement before the application of traffic.
A photograph of a thin FRC pavement before the application of traffic.
In today’s dwindling budgeting scenario, state DOTs strive for long-lasting pavement rehabilitation alternatives that require less in future…
January 02, 2020
The ACPA Concrete Pavement Awards Gold Winner in the State Roads category is Route 36 Osborn Curve Reconstruction, DeKalb County, Missouri
The ACPA Concrete Pavement Awards Gold Winner in the State Roads category is Route 36 Osborn Curve Reconstruction, DeKalb County, Missouri. Image: ACPA
The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) today announced the recipients of its 30th Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavements awards, which…
December 09, 2019
The Michigan DOT said the left two lanes on northbound I-75 from 13 1/2 Mile to 14 Mile roads in Oakland County will need to replaced, even though…
November 27, 2019
Rapid Set Low-P Repair Mortar is a specialty mortar that produces a low permeability, corrosion-resistant, fast-setting concrete repair material that…
November 26, 2019
I-Move Kentucky interstate plan
Image: KYTC
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has selected a design-build team led by Hall Contracting and American Engineers Inc. to design and…
November 01, 2019
Expansion joint header repaired with T-17 Polymer Concrete (left) and prior to repair (right)
Expansion joint header repaired with T-17 Polymer Concrete (left) and prior to repair (right).
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The Michigan DOT (MDOT) is a leader in bridge preservation and actively addresses deck distress to extend the lives of their bridges. In 2019, MDOT…
October 31, 2019
Planes Cross Taxiway as Crew Works Nearby
Planes Cross Taxiway as Crew Works Nearby
Orlando International Airport (MCO) is one of the world’s busiest airports and, by area, the third largest in the U.S. Interestingly, the airport…
October 21, 2019
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