Highway Construction

Denver’s E-470 is the first major highway in Colorado to use cement-treated soil (CTS) for subgrade construction. E-470 is a new toll road being…
December 28, 2000
The $1.5 billion design-build I-15 project in Salt Lake City is relying on corrugated and smooth-lined polyethylene pipe, not only to channel water…
December 28, 2000
What happens when the answer to Florida’s rutting problem, Superpave, presents a whole new problem? Florida realized its conventional asphalt…
December 28, 2000
On Oct. 17, 1989, the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas. Measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale, the earthquake was…
December 28, 2000
As the U.S. moves toward the construction of "smart" highways as an integral part of our transportation system, state DOTs and localities will be…
December 28, 2000
The largest highway project ever awarded to a private consortium in Canada is now under construction near Toronto. A joint venture among four…
December 28, 2000
The first use of fabrics in reinforcing roads was attempted by the South Carolina Highway Department in 1926. A heavy cotton fabric was placed on a…
December 28, 2000
Wisconsin winters are notorious for the damage they can cause to roads. An example of winter's influence was seen on Highway E, a winding, two-lane…
December 28, 2000
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