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Beware Premature Aging of Binder

Better Roads Staff - Jun 06, 2013

Beware Premature  Aging of Binder

Take care with liquid asphalt binder to avoid thermal crack failure   Thermal cracking – also known as low temperature cracking – in bituminous pavements appears as a series of transverse cracks that extend across the pavement surface in response to cold ...

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WisDOT launches Wisconsin 511 Twitter feed, project website

Amanda Bayhi - May 31, 2013

WisDOT launches Wisconsin 511 Twitter feed, project website

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has launched a construction project web site and a statewide 511 Twitter feed to inform travelers about road conditions in the state. Both are part of the broader Wisconsin 511 website. The website, projects.511wi.gov, provides real-time ...

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Transoft Solutions releases AutoTURN 8.2 with vehicle library updates

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 19, 2013

Transoft Solutions releases AutoTURN 8.2 with vehicle library updates

Transoft Solutions has released AutoTURN 8.2 and AutoTURN Pro 3D, which includes specific updates to design vehicles in AASHTO 2013, Caltrans 2012, Florida PPM 2013 and Wisconsin DOT. AutoTurn 8.2 also includes updates for overseas clients like the Israel Department of ...

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Wisconsin texting champ urges drivers to put down phones

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 12, 2013

Wisconsin texting champ urges drivers to put down phones

Wisconsin teenager and two-time LG U.S. National Texting Champion Austin Wierschke is advocating for drivers to put their mobile phones away while behind the wheel, the Appleton Post-Crescent reported. The 18-year-old has won titles for his texting abilities like speed, accuracy ...

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Road Science Tutorial

Brooke Wisdom - May 09, 2011

Road Science Tutorial

Building Better Roads from the Ground Up A strong foundation is the key to a strong pavement structure By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor A pavement is only as strong as its foundation. Without an adequate base or foundation, a road simply cannot stand ...

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