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Getting Smoothness and Density Just Right

Better Roads Staff - Nov 12, 2012

Getting Smoothness and Density Just Right

By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor   An Iowa-based contractor has won 80 percent of the available bonus payments on a successful 18-mile, two-lane asphalt paving project near Grinnell, Iowa. The Iowa Department of Transportation awarded Manatts Inc., Newton, a total of approximately ...

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Kirk Landers -- Editor Emeritus

Better Roads Staff - Dec 04, 2011

Kirk Landers -- Editor Emeritus

Innovating Out of the Recession Just before cold weather set in, Illinois-based Gallagher Asphalt demonstrated a new hot-in-place recycling (HIR) technology for the City of Chicago. Unlike traditional HIR processes, which heat and rejuvenate surface asphalt in place, the new Gallagher process ...

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NAPA Section

Better Roads Staff - Nov 12, 2011

NAPA Section

Do the Right Thin Thin asphalt overlays: Valuable versatility For a host of reasons, thin asphalt overlays are proving to be one of the most useful road treatments in the tool boxes of state and local transportation departments. Budget restraints have pressured ...

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Applications and Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Aug 02, 2011

Applications and Innovations

Where the Rubber is the Road Rubberized asphalt paves the way for happy taxpayers and road travelers . . . even four-legged ones By Mike Anderson Over the past 20 years, Gary Shaw spent considerable time educating people in his rural Ontario, Canada ...

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