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Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual Pavement projects

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 31, 2013

Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual Pavement projects

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has received a national Pavement Pioneer Award for the long-life asphalt pavement projects recently constructed on Interstate 5 in Northern California. Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty received the award on behalf of the agency at the ...

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The Durable Performance of Perpetual Pavements

Contributed - Oct 04, 2013

The Durable Performance of Perpetual Pavements

When the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) opened a new stretch of U.S. Highway 151 in Linn County back in 1966, they wanted a road that would last a long time, but they never imagined the traffic loads and heavy-weight trucks ...

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Perpetual Pavement an Inch at a Time

Better Roads Staff - Dec 01, 2012

Perpetual Pavement an Inch at a Time

NATIONAL ASPHALT PAVEMENT ASSOCIATION NAPA SPECIAL FEATURE   Perpetual pavement is a concept that was developed and has traditionally been marketed for high-volume applications like freeways and interstates. There is no reason, however, that this life-extending design approach can’t be applied to lower-volume ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Dec 04, 2011

The Greening of America's Highways Words like sustainability, carbon footprint and environmental stewardship have dominated the construction industry for the past half-decade, driving some highway engineers to protest the buzz and beg their information sources to go back to covering advances ...

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White paper: 'Carbon Footprint: How Does Asphalt Stack Up?'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 10, 2010

A new white paper from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance -- Carbon Footprint: How Does Asphalt Stack Up? -- addresses how business and government agencies can measure "greennes" of a pavement. The white is available as a free download from the APA’s ...

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance launches www.asphaltroads.org

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 26, 2010

APA Launches New Web Site The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has launched a new Web site (http://www.asphaltroads.org/) with the tagline, "America Rides on Us. Asphalt." The site is targeted to a wide range of audiences, from DOT engineers to policy makers, elected officials, ...

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance announces new campaign, industry unity at World of Asphalt

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 23, 2010

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance announced at the World of Asphalt (WOA) Show and Conference, held Feb. 15-19 in Cincinnati, Ohio,  the launch of its new campaign in support of asphalt pavements. “This is a great partnership between the State Asphalt Pavement ...

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