More Articles for cold-in-place recycling (CIR)

CIR a Hit in L.A.

Better Roads Staff - Jul 08, 2013

CIR a Hit in L.A.

Cold asphalt recycling offers “a lot of positives” for L.A. County Department of Public Works   By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor     On seven projects performed in just the past two years, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has used cold ...

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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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Asphalt Recycling Section

Better Roads Staff - Jul 03, 2012

Asphalt Recycling Section

Cold in L.A.     CIR plus microsurfacing get the job done   Cold-in-place recycling (CIR) followed by microsurfacing was not only a cost-effective treatment for Los Angeles County when it encountered unstable pavement conditions in one of its roads, but CIR was the perfect ...

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Cracking Cold

Better Roads Staff - Feb 17, 2012

Cracking Cold

Solving the Riddle of RAP and Thermal Cracking   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in hot-, warm- and cold-mix asphalt is growing dramatically, as tests validate its use in ever-increasing quantities. But there are fears that higher quantities ...

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Asphalt Recycling Section

Better Roads Staff - Jul 07, 2011

Asphalt Recycling Section

Going Deep with Cold By Dan Brown, Contributing Editor How do you cold-recycle the top 6 inches of a 9-mile stretch of rural asphalt roadway for just $5 million? In several stages, says the Utah DOT. And they did just that this ...

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