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The ABCs of RCC

Better Roads Staff - Dec 04, 2013

The ABCs of RCC

Roller-compacted concrete advances its invasion of pavements As roller-compacted concrete inexorably penetrates existing asphalt pavement markets, research into their composition and performance is ramping up as specifications are being fine-tuned by ASTM. Up to the past decade, roller-compacted concrete (RCC) mixes principally ...

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Loss of Cover

Better Roads Staff - Jul 05, 2013

Loss of Cover

Decoding the secrets of asphalt stripping and raveling   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     Raveling describes the loss of aggregate from the driving surface of a bituminous concrete pavement. Loss of aggregate through raveling encourages pothole formation and cracking, which can introduce water ...

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Dynapac upgrades SAD2500CS high-density asphalt paver

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 14, 2012

Dynapac upgrades SAD2500CS high-density asphalt paver

  Dynapac's upgraded SD2500CS high-density asphalt paver is powered by an interim Tier 4 certified Cummins QSB 6.7 water-cooled turbo-diesel engine rated for 200 horsepower at 2,200 rpm. The machine was originally introduced in Europe in 2011. The model's "infinitely variable eco mode" ...

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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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Mike Anderson's American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Feb 01, 2011

Mike Anderson's American Iron

‘Tis the Season By Mike Anderson Is there anything prettier than an asphalt paver decorated with a string of Christmas lights? Well, the addition of a “Sold” sign on the side of the hopper wouldn’t be the worst thing for all of ...

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Featured Article: The 2009 Top Rollouts

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2009

Featured Article:  The 2009 Top Rollouts

The 2009 Top Rollouts   Here's our annual selection of the year's most significant new product introductions Throughout the year the editors of Better Roads review products new to the highway and bridge industries. We ask questions about their significance and whether they ...

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BidList Preserving Pavement

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2009

BidList  Preserving Pavement

  Infrared heaters from Ray-Tech Corp. can be used to repair potholes, create decorative asphalt imprinting, repair utility cuts in roads, fix birdbath depressions, repair trenches, keyholes, runways, bridge decks, road drainage and many other types of work. Infrared rays have ...

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