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Bridging the Gap Between Economics and Innovation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 07, 2014

Bridging the Gap Between Economics and Innovation

When Iowa’s Jesup Bridge became a safety hazard, the local agency found a way to design and fund reconstruction of this important thoroughfare.   The Jesup Bridge in Buchanan County, Iowa, has been a vital market link for farmers, growers and the ...

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Applications & Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Jan 11, 2012

Applications & Innovations

Previous Concrete Overlays: Wet-on-Dry Works A study three years in the making suggests bold new uses By Tina Grady Barbaccia In the recently-released three-year study, An Integrated Study of Pervious Concrete Mixture Design for Wearing Course Applications, mix designs and procedures for portland ...

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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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