Research Papers

FMI releases special report on...

- Jan 28, 2010

Construction management consulting and investment firm FMI has released, 2010 Special Report: Contractor Strategy, Emerging From the Perfect Storm, a report that details and analyzes the responses to the company's Nonresidential Construction Index (NRCI) concerning the basis for strategic planning and navigation through ...

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U.S. DOT releases update to...

- Dec 17, 2009

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Dec. 16 released a comprehensive update to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The manual, which has been administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) since 1971, sets the standards ...

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Be part of the survey: The...

- Dec 08, 2009

Montana State University's Western Transportation Institute (WTI) Road Ecology Program Area is conducting a survey as part of The National Scan of Best Practices for Chemical Treatments on Unpaved Roads and is seeking survey participants. This survey takes about ...

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Rolling Patterns to Achieve...

- Nov 17, 2009

by Dale Starry, director, Strategic Technologies, Volvo Construction Equipment A productive paving project is well choreographed. The four primary elements — plant output, transportation, laydown and compaction — are carefully balanced to achieve best results. When any one of these ...

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Proper Placement of Breakdown...

- Nov 17, 2009

by Dale Starry,  director of strategic technologies, Volvo Construction Equipment There is debate about how closely behind the paver the breakdown compactor should roll during hot-mix asphalt (HMA) laydown. Some industry experts suggest the breakdown compactor needs to nearly bump ...

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U.S. demand for asphalt to...

- Nov 09, 2009

U.S. consumption of asphalt products is projected to increase 1.7 percent annually to 30.8 million tons in 2013, according to the report, Asphalt, recently released by The Freedonia Group. This is equivalent to 169 million barrels of primary asphalt, ...

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Failing Culverts -- Solution...

- Nov 07, 2009

Since corrugated metal pipe (CMP) was first introduced for culvert applications, untold miles of CMP have been installed across the country. These original (and more recent) culvert installations are now failing at an alarming rate and any failure can ...

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U.S. Geological Survey Report:...

- Oct 01, 2009

Abstract (from http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5086/) A study of chloride in groundwater and surface water (Groundwater and Surface Water in Areas Underlain by the Glacial Aquifer System, Northern United States, by John R. Mullaney, David L. Lorenz, and Alan D. Arntson, click ...

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