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Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes

Contributed - May 06, 2014

Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes

Whether it’s dense-graded, open-graded or gap-graded mix or stone-matrix asphalt, don’t forget their impact on compaction. Many contractors look to temperature when contemplating compaction needs. Yet, some off-site specifications also have a significant impact on the jobsite. These include mix design ...

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Applications & Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Dec 01, 2012

Applications & Innovations

Where the Rubber Quiets the Road   Creating mixtures for smoothness and low noise   By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle     Grinding, loud, uneven roads can leave drivers and their vehicles shaken up after a long ride. So it’s no surprise that road conditions are the public’s ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Feb 17, 2012

Highway Contractor

A Superior Asphalt Haul Live-bottom trucks and trailers earning high marks By Mike Anderson Some asphalt paving contractors run their own trucks; others gladly leave that task up to their subcontractors. Regardless, the hauling of mix is, we dare to say, a necessary ...

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NAPA Section

Better Roads Staff - Nov 12, 2011

NAPA Section

Do the Right Thin Thin asphalt overlays: Valuable versatility For a host of reasons, thin asphalt overlays are proving to be one of the most useful road treatments in the tool boxes of state and local transportation departments. Budget restraints have pressured ...

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Asphalt Today

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

Asphalt Today

Thin Asphalt Overlays Answer the Call New research, as well as past performance, proves their value Research from two separate field sites is proving the effectiveness of thin asphalt overlays under heavy traffic loadings. Meanwhile, thin asphalt overlays continue to succeed as a ...

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