Roads

Welcome to the Roads Channel, a special feature that provides the user an in-depth look at the road industry. This section offers several areas to explore: product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list.

Something has come between the asphalt truck and the paver. It’s called a material transfer vehicle (MTV), and it’s leading the move towards a…
December 28, 2000
In the HMA facility, the RAP must be dried and heated prior to mixing into the HMA. Heat transfer to the RAP can be accomplished either conductively…
December 28, 2000
Spaghetti Bowl Location: I-15/US 95, Las Vegas Cost: $92 million Completion date: August 2000 Overview: Spaghetti Bowl project highlights include the…
December 28, 2000
Numerous other dangers lurk around a plant, awaiting the unwary. Electrical shock injury is common, as are injuries from falls and accidents…
December 28, 2000
The most important conclusion of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) report, Pavement Recycling Executive Summary and Report, is “pavement…
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
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
Asphalt plants can be very dangerous places. Accidents, sometimes fatal, happen far too often. Most can be traced to the same root cause: the need…
December 28, 2000
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