More Articles for pavement preservation

RoadScience

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

RoadScience

Preservation Roadmap Timely blueprint will direct research into pavement management and preservation Anew “roadmap” indicating the direction of research in pavement management and pavement preservation is coming at just the right time, as states begin to openly curtail capacity improvements in favor ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Oct 04, 2011

Highway Contractor

Good Results in Bad Times Pavement preservation expert Larry Galehouse talks about tools and strategies that make sense for surviving the Great Recession By Kirk Landers "In times like these, the pavement manager’s most basic strategy is to keep sound pavements sound and ...

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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

Road Science

Science Friction Thin Open-Graded Surfacings Drive Market By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Now, more than ever, thin open-graded friction courses (OGFCs) are driving the market for drainable, high-friction, noise-attenuating asphalt mixes. This new generation of OGFCs is being bolstered by the advent of high-performance ...

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Pavement Preservation Webinar Series: Mix Design Methods for Emulsified Asphalt Slurry Seal, Micro Surfacing and Chip Sealing

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 30, 2011

The International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA) and the Asphalt Institute are partnering to offer a second series of 90-minute webinars designed to educate public agencies about different pavement preservation topics. The webinars will take place the first three ...

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Wyoming Circles the Wagons

John Latta - Jun 22, 2011

The trend is now firmly established. It's real. State DOTs are not simply considering ways to get by with insufficient funds but making practical decisions that change the way they do their jobs. This today from the Laramie, Wyo., Boomerang: “Essentially, we ...

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Highway Contractor

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2011

Highway Contractor

Thin is In Across the country, paving material suppliers andcontractors alike mining new opportunities with thin hot mix asphalt overlay technologies. By Mike Anderson For belt-tightened agencies, thin hot mix asphalt overlay may be among a plethora of strategies to preserve pavement . ...

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Road Science Tutorial

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2011

Road Science Tutorial

Partnerships Promote Preservation Philosophy Regional Partnerships Link State, Local Agencies with State-of-the-Art Pavement Preservation Practice. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor As road agencies strapped for cash look for ways to optimize their limited dollars, many are taking a much closer look at the ...

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Commercial class pavers: Smaller and lighter but more sophisticated than ever

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

Commercial class pavers: Smaller and lighter but more sophisticated than ever

Commercial class pavers Smaller and lighter than their big brothers in the highway business, pavers less than 25,000 pounds are more sophisticated than ever. By Tom Jackson   Asphalt paving contractors who specialize in parking lots, paths and driveways don’t measure success by the ...

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FP2 now able to take pavement preservation advocacy positions after legal restructuring

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 28, 2010

The former Foundation for Pavement Preservation has undergone a legal restructuring that will enable it to take advocacy positions for pavement preservation. The foundation now is known simply as FP2, Inc., and is actively advocating in favor of pavement preservation in ...

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Road Science: Thin is In

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2010

Road Science:  Thin is In

Thin lift hot-mix asphalt overlays are securing their place in the ‘pavement preservation toolbox’ touted by the Federal Highway Administration, the Foundation for Pavement Preservation, and other groups. And while they are more expensive in initial costs than other proven pavement ...

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Road Science: Secrets to Successful Milling

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2009

Road Science: Secrets to Successful Milling

 In a little more than 30 years, the asphalt cold mill or cold planer – also called a "grinder" – has gone from being a curiosity to a commonplace piece of equipment on the nation’s roadways. Cold milling or planing is ...

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