More Articles for American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

Seal or no Seal? That is the Question

Better Roads Staff - Apr 12, 2014

Seal or no Seal? That is the Question

The debates continues, but here are some tips to determine the most effective strategy for your agency, whether it’s seal or no seal, for pavement performance and life-cycle cost.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   In the long run, does it pay for ...

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Breaking the Mold

Better Roads Staff - Sep 09, 2013

Breaking the Mold

High-production paving on 4-inch overlay   By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor     It took an Illinois contractor eight days of elapsed time to pave a 4-inch concrete overlay on 4 1/2 miles of Illinois 53, a four-lane divided roadway. D Construction, an American ...

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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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American Concrete Pavement Association names its 2013 chairman

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 14, 2012

American Concrete Pavement Association names its 2013 chairman

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) appointed Frank D. Surianello, P.E., as 2013 chairman of the association. Surianello is CEO and president of Buffalo, N.Y.-based Surianello General Concrete Contractors. Surianello was named chairman during the recent ACPA annual meeting, and will serve ...

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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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ACPA names winners of 22nd Annual ‘Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 24, 2012

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has named recipients of its 22nd annual “Excellence in Concrete Pavement” awards, which recognize quality concrete pavements constructed in the United States and Canada. The awards program encourages high-quality workmanship in concrete pavement projects, and ...

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ACPA names Dan C. Keys 2011 Hartmann-Hirschman-Egan Award recipient

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 19, 2011

ACPA names Dan C. Keys 2011 Hartmann-Hirschman-Egan Award recipient

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) proudly presented the 2011  Hartmann-Hirschman-Egan Award to Dan C. Keys (retired), president of Berns Construction Co., Indianapolis, Ind. The award recognizes Keys for the “indelible positive marks he has left on the concrete pavement industry ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Dec 04, 2011

The Greening of America's Highways Words like sustainability, carbon footprint and environmental stewardship have dominated the construction industry for the past half-decade, driving some highway engineers to protest the buzz and beg their information sources to go back to covering advances ...

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ACPA Section

Better Roads Staff - Oct 03, 2011

ACPA Section

What About Overlays? Agencies looking for dollar value balanced with road quality are looking at concrete overlays By Daniel C. Brown More than ever before, state departments of transportation (DOTs) and other roadbuilding agencies are choosing concrete overlays as a way to rehabilitate ...

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ACPA holding National Concrete Pavement Design Workshop

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 26, 2011

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has announced its first-ever National Concrete Pavement Design Workshop. (To download a PDF of a flyer about this workshop, click here.) This workshop, which will be held in Rosemont, Ill., in mid-October, will cover many of the ...

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WEBINAR tomorrow Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Surface Transportation Infrastructure

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 17, 2011

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) is hosting a Webinar to provide information on how Congress’ stalling on a new surface transportation reauthorization bill is hurting the economy, attend the webinar titled “Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current ...

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ACPA to Congress and Administration: Focus on federal-aid transportation, FAA reauthorizations

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 03, 2011

With the debt limit crisis averted, Congress and the Administration should focus on reauthorizing two key legislative priorities: Federal-aid transportation reauthorization and the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization, says the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA). “The American Concrete Pavement Association recognizes the ...

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