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.

EJ Case Study
Case Studies
A section of roadway in Huntington, N.Y., was prone to flooding. Officials with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) had a plan to eliminate the significant ponding, but they had difficulty finding a partner to supply the grates and frames for their “extreme” trench-system...
Stone Strong Systems retaining walls
Case Studies
In a project commissioned by the Gold Coast City Council and supervised by leading Australian manufacturer and installer of soil stabilization and retaining systems, Concrib, several retaining walls were built at different locations around a road upgrade site recently.   According to Concrib...
Asphalt manhole covers
Case Studies
Where Fort Street runs through Detroit's heavily industrialized southwest side, a section of it immediately adjoins a huge Marathon Oil Co. refinery. The major roadway carries a great deal of heavy truck traffic, including semitrucks hauling steel—and yet some infrastructure under the street still...
Concrete road construction
Case Studies
It isn’t often you will hear a contractor say productivity is not important. In the case of road-repair projects, the urgency to complete the work is even greater. It’s the reason an 18-month road-repair project in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, required an extra push from one local concrete crew and a...
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