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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Jan 01, 2013

Road Science

Preserving the Unpaved Road   ‘Gravel,’ stone-surfaced and dirt road preservation helped by new techniques, guidelines, RAP   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     If you don’t drive them often, it’s easy to overlook unpaved roads. After all, they carry significantly less traffic than rigid or ...

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Applications and Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Jun 07, 2012

Applications and Innovations

Fixing a Hole A tiny Arkansas town gets ready for a flash flood Small towns can face the same big problems as big towns when it comes to stormwater infrastructure. This one faced an essential emergency culvert repair without a lot of ...

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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Mar 20, 2012

Road Science

Eureka! Research that makes a difference Intelligent compaction . . . application of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) . . . prefabricated bridges and pavements. They’re just a few of the themes of research papers presented at the ...

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Celebrating 80 Years of Better Roads

Better Roads Staff - Nov 10, 2011

Celebrating 80 Years of Better Roads

Better Roads The October 2011 issue, Better Roads marked the 80th anniversary of the magazine. The publication was founded in 1931 by Alden F. Perrin, who served a publisher and editorial director until his death in 1965. From the mostly gravel roads ...

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Weighing the Options: Should you go back to gravel roads?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 07, 2011

A back to gravel option doesn't have to be the only option for a failing roads, even if funds are scarce. Read our "Highway Contractor" article by Better Roads Senior Editor Mike Anderson on what your options are, why a gravel ...

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