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.

Since the mid- 1970s, tens of millions of tons of RAP have been used to produce recycled HMA that has the same performance characteristics as HMA…
December 28, 2000
The National Quality Initiative Survey of drivers across the country found that ride quality is one of the primary criteria in pavement…
December 28, 2000
Record keeping. We all hate the task but it’s important in a well-run business. Without it we wouldn’t be able to track expenses, payroll, or our…
December 28, 2000
Hot-mix asphalt (HMA) pavements are essential to America’s transportation system. The performance of HMA must be maintained at its highest possible…
December 28, 2000
The use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) material in hot-mix asphalt (HMA) recycling is very common. Numerous studies have shown that recycled HMA…
December 28, 2000
Double-drum rollers Compaction America Inc., Kewanee, Ill., offers the Hypac C766C vibratory double-drum compactor, designed with a computer control…
December 28, 2000
The Superpave system is increasingly seen around the country as the mix design system that will take roads into the 21st century. But to the…
December 28, 2000
Rutting of hot-mix asphalt (HMA) pavements at intersections is a problem. Rutting takes place at intersections because the HMA exhibits lower…
December 28, 2000
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