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RoadScience

Feb 01, 2011

RoadScience

Hot, Cold and Green (and the 3Es) In-place pavement recycling meets a variety of needs. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Green construction now is the No. 1 theme in roadbuilding, and hot-in-place pavement recycling (HIR) and cold-in-place pavement recycling (CIR) have taken on the ...

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Applications and Innovations

Feb 01, 2011

Applications and Innovations

LOS Sustainability Like a three-legged stool, you need all the parts or it won’t work. By Tina Grady Barbaccia Back in the late 1960s, the Alexandria, Va.-based Salt Institute started a program called “Sensible Salting,” which was based on applying the minimum amount ...

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Kirk Landers

Feb 01, 2011

Kirk Landers

Meet the New Hypocrisy. Same as the Old Hypocrisy. By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus When the 112th Congress convened in January, the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives made a great show of reading the U.S. Constitution aloud, word for word, ...

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Lattatudes

Feb 01, 2011

Lattatudes

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.   By John Latta, Editor-in-Chief It’s probably not something I could prove, but I have always felt that the passion and enthusiasm of journalists for their work is reflected in the publication and the readership senses it. To the ...

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Lattatudes

Jan 01, 2011

Lattatudes

Defiance By John Latta There is a question that asks, reasonably perhaps, should we shrink to fit the economic times and reconsider our way of doing things? History has shown us to defy obstacles, to assume, to believe that we will overcome ...

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New Road Products

Jan 01, 2011

New Road Products

SPECIAL - Products to be spotlighted at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 Whether you plan on attending CONEXPO-CON/AGG this March in Las Vegas or just want a sneak peek at what’s being showcased at the every-three-year industry extravaganza, we have you covered. Here’s a ...

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RoadWorks

Jan 01, 2011

RoadWorks

Uh Oh By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson The Great Recession has caused the steepest decline in state tax receipts on record. State tax coffers (even adjusting for inflation) are now 12 percent below pre-recession levels (as of third ...

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RoadScience

Jan 01, 2011

RoadScience

Ternary Concrete Mixes Offer High Performance Reclaimed industrial byproducts play role in high-performance and ultra-high-performance mixes By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Ternary and quaternary portland cement concrete mixtures – those incorporating three or four products into their cementitious components – are providing transportation ...

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Applications and Innovations

Jan 01, 2011

Applications and Innovations

Balancing Act: snow and ice free roads/environmental responsibility By Tina Grady Barbaccia Practicing responsible winter maintenance can bring to mind Newton’s Third Law: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. It’s no secret that salt and chemicals aren’t great for ...

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Highway Contractor

Jan 01, 2011

Highway Contractor

The Work of Finding Work Use of technology is one thing, say bidding software solution providers, but smartly leveraging it is much more of a sure bet By Mike Anderson To bid or not to bid? For roadbuilding contractors needing to keep their ...

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Think Big

Jan 01, 2011

Think Big

FHWA head sees a year of thinking big, dreaming big and change.  By John Latta The lights are off in Victor Mendez’s office. He likes it that way. It is a blustery, freezing but clear day shortly before Christmas in D.C. and ...

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Kirk Landers

Jan 01, 2011

Kirk Landers

An Ontario Life Line By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus For the past two decades or so, one of the great highlights of my year has been heading east on Ontario’s Highway 11 after entering Canada at the International Falls, Minn./Fort Frances, Ont. ...

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