Pavement Maintenance

Road pavement maintenance concerns the action of keeping a road or highway in a state of good repair. It includes monitoring pavement health, addressing and fixing delamination, cracking, and potholes, and maintaining proper pavement lane markings and striping. Also of concern is addressing snow and ice on roadways, keeping roads clear and drivable, and snowplow fleet maintenance and control.

Study ranks state highway systems by road conditions, safety, and cost-effectiveness
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Reason Foundation today released its Annual Highway Report, which measures the condition and cost-effectiveness of state-controlled highways in 13…
November 18, 2021
PETROTAC®, a self-adhering paving membrane interlayer, was used to extend the life of the replacement overlayer.
PETROTAC®, a self-adhering paving membrane interlayer, was used to extend the life of the replacement overlayer.
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Interstate 70 is one of the most heavily traveled East-West interstate highways in the U.S.  Increased traffic due to population growth of the…
November 09, 2021
How the texture of a pavement surface contributes to the tire-pavement friction
Image: Hossein Roshani
Proper tire-pavement interaction is essential for the safety of motorists. Pavement surface texture is a major contributing factor to tire–pavement…
October 05, 2021
Rapid Set Cement Concrete is being produced in a volumetric mixer and placed on I-40.
Rapid Set Cement Concrete is being produced in a volumetric mixer and placed on I-40.
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Missouri has some of the oldest interstate highways in the U.S., with I-70 built in the 1950s when the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of…
May 21, 2021
Michigan DOT engaged in one of its first ultra-thin asphalt overlay trial projects, which took place on U.S. 127
As shown above, in 2004 the Michigan DOT engaged in one of its first ultra-thin asphalt overlay trial projects, which took place on U.S. 127, a four-lane divided highway that is a well-traveled route for Michiganders, in partnership with Rieth-Riley Construction. MDOT would return to this same stretch of roadway 17 years later to check on its condition.
The U.S. has over 3 million miles of paved public roadways. Our nation’s vast roadway system connects citizens to goods, services, and one another,…
April 01, 2021
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Ryan Campolong with CJ Miller Paving & Excavating discusses the reliability and features of their fleet of Schwarze M6 Avalanche sweepers that…
November 24, 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
Recent climate events have impacted infrastructure in numerous ways: floods affect road systems, extreme heat damages rail lines and airport runways…
September 15, 2020
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