More Articles for pavement preservation

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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