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Plant Management of RAP/RCA

Better Roads Staff - Nov 06, 2013

Plant Management of RAP/RCA

Processing and storage makes reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled concrete aggregate useful as aggregate.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   In the past two decades, reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) have taken their places among materials commonly used for ...

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Better Roads Staff - Sep 06, 2012

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The Second Time Around   Recycled materials need analysis, characterization   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor             There is no stopping the growth of recycled and reclaimed materials in pavements. The use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP), reclaimed asphalt shingles (RAS), recycled concrete aggregate (RCA), and recycled ...

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Better Roads Staff - May 06, 2012

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A Concrete Solution: Admixtures Change PCC Performance By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Portland cement concrete (PCC) is the most widely used structural material in transportation infrastructure, and it’s widely used for pavements as well. But the control of freshly mixed PCC properties is ...

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Better Roads Staff - Oct 04, 2011

Road Science

It's a Small, Smart World Nanotech era draws closer By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Nanotechnology offers long-term promise to boost performance of our highway, road and bridge infrastructure. New research is expanding and new applications are materializing. More recently, the long-term environmental impacts ...

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Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2011

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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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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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