Highway Construction

The nature and level of responsibility of individuals involved in the production and placement of hot-mix asphalt (HMA) is changing with the…
December 28, 2000
I have one thing in common with my car. We both like smooth roads. The car likes it for purely mechanical reasons—potholes and ruts are just not good…
December 28, 2000
If they are able to withstand the flames sparked by political heat, the fire walls, built into the new federal transportation act to ensure that…
December 28, 2000
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
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