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American Concrete Pipe Association elects Rick Traylor as new chairman, adds 16 board members

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 07, 2014

American Concrete Pipe Association elects Rick Traylor as new chairman, adds 16 board members

The American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) elected Rick Traylor of Rinker Materials as its new chairman during the association’s 106th Annual Convention, March 23-25 in Las Vegas. Traylor succeeds former chairman Bill Adams of Hancock Concrete Products. Along with Traylor, ACPA added ...

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Showing Off One of the Largest County Concrete Pavement Preservation Projects

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 21, 2013

Showing Off One of the Largest County Concrete Pavement Preservation Projects

A county gave site tours on one of the largest concrete pavement preservation (CPP) projects to ever have been undertaken at an October 3 open house in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. The PCA Rocky Mountain Region, Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of the American Concrete ...

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Evolving Overlays

Better Roads Staff - Sep 09, 2013

Evolving Overlays

Thinner concrete for preserving pavements   By Gerald F. Voigt, P.E., president and CEO, American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Illinois   Concrete overlays are getting thin enough today that they are becoming an option for preserving pavements. Through advances in science and technology, concrete ...

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ACPA launches concrete safety, stringless paving web-based courses

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 24, 2013

ACPA launches concrete safety, stringless paving web-based courses

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has launched two web-based instructional modules about stringless paving and safety on concrete pavement construction sites. The approximately 90-minute courses, titled “Proper use of stringless paving technology” and “Safety on concrete pavement construction sites,” provide ...

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Applications & Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Jan 09, 2013

Applications & Innovations

Concrete Repair   8 techniques for restoring concrete roads   By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle     Whether it’s patching a hairline crack or completely rebuilding an area with a crater-sized pothole, repairing concrete roads early on can minimize future damage and the time required for the job. The ...

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Superthin Concrete Overlays

Better Roads Staff - Oct 09, 2012

Superthin Concrete Overlays

Spurred forward by some brave new thinking, the concrete pavement industry is working toward thinner concrete overlays these days – down to 3 inches, even 2 inches. Some Iowa counties have paved a lot of miles of 4-inch overlays that have ...

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Road Science Tutorial

Brooke Wisdom - Apr 01, 2010

Road Science Tutorial

Two for the Price of One Recycled concrete aggregate proves its value; but it demands an engineered approach. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   Recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) is a valuable resource for road owners and builders, both in terms of lowering costs and ...

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Obama signs defense bill which extends highway spending through February

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 21, 2009

Pres. Barack Obama signed the  U.S. Department of Defense appropriations bill, which  includes an extension of current surface transportation law (SAFETEA-LU) through February 28, 2010, according to a report from the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA). The U.S. Senate approved the House-passed ...

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Dec. 17 Webinar: How to Repair Concrete Pavements in Urban Areas

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 15, 2009

The American Concrete Pavement Association will be offering the Webinar, "How to Repair Concrete Pavements in Urban Areas" on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. CT. Guest instructor Dale Harrington, P.E., Snyder & Associates, will host the training session. The webinar will ...

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American Concrete Pavement Association Welcomes 2010 Board of Directors

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 15, 2009

The 2010 board of directors for the American Concrete Pavement Association is as follows: • Jim Braselton, Cement Division, Lafarge - Chairman of the Board. • Mike Shayeson, The Harper Company - Vice Chairman. • Joe Bush, McCarthy Improvement Company - 2nd Vice ...

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American Concrete Pavement Association posts details for annual meeting in Orlando, starts Nov. 30

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 30, 2009

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has posted its schedule of events and other details for its 46th Annual Meeting to be held in Orlando, Fla., beginning Nov.30. Related activities are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 30 through Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, ...

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