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.

In 2014, the city of Janesville doubled its street rehabilitation program, funding an additional 6 miles per year. The city also developed new mixes with higher recycled content in the asphalt. After the increase, Janesville has seen a 6% decrease in the price per ton for a typical local asphalt mix.
Located in south central Wisconsin just north of the Illinois border, the city of Janesville is responsible for maintaining around 345 centerline…
July 30, 2020
Over the past eight weeks we have looked at the various impacts of COVID-19 on transportation construction. Even though this pandemic has caused…
July 30, 2020
In 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law to revive the economy teetering on the brink of a major depression. A portion…
July 22, 2020
Working on the assumption that a stimulus bill will be passed, states then must decide how to prioritize the vast number of infrastructure projects…
July 16, 2020
Because being a leader comes with responsibility, Crafco Mastic One is designed with highly modified polymer asphalt binder to resist shoving and…
June 23, 2020
West Virginia announces commitment to Wheeling Streetscape project
Image: Office of Gov. Jim Justice
The West Virginia DOT (WVDOT) recently affirmed the state's commitment to the Wheeling Streetscape project, which has been under development for two…
June 15, 2020
A Closeup of Diamond-Ground Concrete Pavement. Photo courtesy: John Roberts.
A Closeup of Diamond-Ground Concrete Pavement. Photo courtesy: John Roberts.
When the equipment rolls onto the jobsite, it might look like just another asphalt paving project. But look closer: increasingly, the mix coming out…
June 15, 2020
TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit based in Washington D.C., this month released an update on the state of America's surface…
April 24, 2020
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