More Articles for pavement performance

Seal or no Seal? That is the Question

Better Roads Staff - Apr 12, 2014

Seal or no Seal? That is the Question

The debates continues, but here are some tips to determine the most effective strategy for your agency, whether it’s seal or no seal, for pavement performance and life-cycle cost.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   In the long run, does it pay for ...

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Special Report from TRB 2014: Warm Mix Asphalt

Better Roads Staff - Mar 07, 2014

Special Report from TRB 2014:  Warm Mix Asphalt

The incursion of warm-mix asphalt (WMA) into the nation’s bituminous pavements continues unabated. The latest National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)/Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) survey of asphalt producers’ use of recycled materials and warm-mix asphalt find that nearly a quarter of all ...

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Highway Contractor

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2010

Highway Contractor

Half and Half One year later, a mat with 50-percent RAP looks really good. by P. Michael Harnsberger, Western Research Institute All photos courtesy of Western Research Institute. A stretch of asphalt in Canada, laid down in September 2009, is beginning to reveal its secrets. Initial ...

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