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No Strings Attached

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 08, 2014

No Strings Attached

How the use of stringless paving technology on the Utah I-15 Corridor Expansion Project saved time and money.   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   When placing concrete, staying within the determined lines is absolutely critical to achieving accurate pavement smoothness and thickness in the ...

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Evolving Overlays

Better Roads Staff - Sep 09, 2013

Evolving Overlays

Thinner concrete for preserving pavements   By Gerald F. Voigt, P.E., president and CEO, American Concrete Pavement Association, Rosemont, Illinois   Concrete overlays are getting thin enough today that they are becoming an option for preserving pavements. Through advances in science and technology, concrete ...

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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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ACPA Section

Better Roads Staff - Oct 03, 2011

ACPA Section

What About Overlays? Agencies looking for dollar value balanced with road quality are looking at concrete overlays By Daniel C. Brown More than ever before, state departments of transportation (DOTs) and other roadbuilding agencies are choosing concrete overlays as a way to rehabilitate ...

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RoadScience

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2011

RoadScience

Ternary Concrete Mixes Offer High Performance Reclaimed industrial byproducts play role in high-performance and ultra-high-performance mixes By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Ternary and quaternary portland cement concrete mixtures – those incorporating three or four products into their cementitious components – are providing transportation ...

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