More stories about Concrete

  • 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.

  • Suburb self performs RCC

    An Illinois public works department saves money with roller-compacted concrete. The material achieves high strength more quickly than conventional concrete pavement mixes.

  • Waterproofing Toronto's Strachan Avenue Tunnel

    Toronto public transit managers specify a new product and process in our April 2014 Project of the Month.

  • Energy-efficient trenching tool

    Rolling Wedge Cutter pulls rather than blasts asphalt and concrete apart.