More stories about Concrete

  • Pavement engineers: get 2 hours of continuing education credit

    On Sept. 4, the American Concrete Pavement Association and Concrete Pavement Technology Center launch the first of webinars sponsored by FHWA. Government employee discount.

  • Win a trip to Vegas!

    You've got until Nov. 21 to enter a concrete and/or masonry project in the fourth annual CREWS THAT ROCK competition. Winners receive a trip to World of Concrete 2015 in Las Vegas!

  • Spray protects steel and concrete from corrosion

    Super Shield provides an extra layer of defense against moisture in caustic environments.

  • Culvert preservation tool

    Concrete Cloth flexible cement-impregnated fabric follows the contours of slopes, ditches, and culverts without forms and with minimal equipment.

  • Asphalt vs. concrete parking lots

    Aug. 6 webinar explains how to calculate total ownership cost (design, construction, and maintenance requirements) for each pavement type.

  • Curing pervious concrete: what's your take?

    A contractor and equipment owner argue over how important superabsorbant polymer (SAP) is to the future performance of pervious concrete. Who's right?

  • Modernizing an interstate

    Even after decades of use, the pavement was still in good enough condition to save, so UDOT elected to perform concrete pavement preservation (CPP).

  • Highway Materials Group Lauds Funding Plan

    The Highway Materials Group commends Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Robert Corker (R-TN) on their proposal to ensure future funding of the surface transportation system by increasing the federal motor fuels tax by 12 cents.

  • Seismic Repairs on the Oakland Bay Bridge

    The Bay Bridge project, which included removing and replacing a one-mile stretch of I-80 in San Francisco as well as building a transition structure at Yerba Buena Island between the eastern and western spans, is one of the largest public works projects in U.S. history.

  • Asphalt vs. concrete in trails and sidewalks

    Question: I am in the process of installing a wide sidewalk at our county nursing home. I would like something that’s durable and gives the best ride to the residents.