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.

Like most DOTs, the Illinois DOT (IDOT) absolutely requires that traffic exposed to new pavement edges, like end-of-day joints and butt joints, must…
July 08, 2019
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
The paving industry routinely uses a variety of materials to produce and modify asphalt and seal coat binders. While many state DOTs adopted the…
July 03, 2019
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) recently released a draft of the FY 2020-26 Idaho Transportation Investment Program (ITIP), which the…
July 03, 2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently released a data-driven list of projects that are candidates for state transportation funding,…
June 27, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a FY 2020 appropriations package consisting of five bills, one of which funds the U.S. DOT with $…
June 27, 2019
For many years, two local oil refineries in Hawaii supplied asphalt binder to the paving industry.  After one of the refineries (Chevron) stopped…
June 27, 2019
According to the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Highway Policy Information, nearly 53% of rural highway mileage is under county…
June 24, 2019
Gov. Phil Scott of Vermont recently signed a bill that would invest more than $615 million in the state’s transportation system and promote…
June 21, 2019
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