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IGGA: Agencies specifying diamond saw-cut textures to solve smoothness, noise and safety issues

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 22, 2014

IGGA: Agencies specifying diamond saw-cut textures to solve smoothness, noise and safety issues

As transportation authority specifiers place more emphasis on smoother, quieter and safer roadways and fewer construction delays, diamond saw cut textures are being used to reduce roughness, noise and friction of pavements, bridges and runways, John Roberts, executive director of ...

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IGGA announces Jake Steinberg as 2014 president

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 07, 2014

IGGA announces Jake Steinberg as 2014 president

The International Grooving and Grinding Association (IGGA) has announced that Jake Steinberg is the association's president for 2014. Jake Steinberg, who works for St. Louis-based Construction Materials, has been an IGGA member since 2012 and chaired the communications committee for two ...

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Disposal of Concrete Grinding Residue

Contributed - Jan 03, 2014

Disposal of Concrete Grinding Residue

An area of focus within the construction industry throughout the past few years has been the question of how to handle concrete grinding residue (CGR), also known as sawing slurry. Generated during sawing and diamond grinding operations, slurry is the ...

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Dowel Bar Retrofit: Where Are We Now?

Contributed - Dec 13, 2013

Dowel Bar Retrofit: Where Are We Now?

Great ideas don’t always have to born in the moment or generated by a mainframe super computer. Sometimes it is as simple as looking back to what has performed well in the past and continues to do so in the ...

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Showing Off One of the Largest County Concrete Pavement Preservation Projects

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 21, 2013

Showing Off One of the Largest County Concrete Pavement Preservation Projects

A county gave site tours on one of the largest concrete pavement preservation (CPP) projects to ever have been undertaken at an October 3 open house in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. The PCA Rocky Mountain Region, Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of the American Concrete ...

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Road Science Tutorial

Better Roads Staff - Jul 07, 2011

Road Science Tutorial

Quiet Moves A war is being waged on noise generated by pavements and highways. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Today, highway noise is considered an undesirable emission, just as if it were a noxious gas out of the tailpipe. But road designs can ...

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