More stories about Concrete

  • Fixing Loose Joints

    Transfer traffic loads over concrete to eliminate differential movement.

  • Short Loads

    Tow behind mixers offer savings over ready-mixed concrete

  • Designing Bridges for Durability

    New materials and thoughtfuldesign can reduce bridge maintenanceand facilitate inspection.

  • Iron Constitution

    One of the nation's largest tipping floors cuts repair time in half.

  • Campaign Touts Plastic Pipe

    In 2007, Cascade, Idaho, began to replace its entire crack-ridden concrete, steel, and cast iron drinking water system with high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe. The leaky system was taking its toll on residents, who paid $2.50/1,000 gallons of water in 2007—up from 73 cents in 1993.

  • Composite Bridge Passes Tough Test

    A full-size locomotive pulling 26 heavy-axle-load coal cars has traversed the world's first composite railroad bridge, opening up the possibility that the corrosion-resistant material is just as viable an option as concrete and steel beams for highway bridges.

  • Picture this

    Larry Vines has spent more than three decades making concrete pretty.

  • What lies beneath

  • Introducing ‘Team PW’

    Your job is complicated. Our job is to gather and present the information you need. We can do that much better if you tell us what that is.

  • Paving Technology February 2008

    The latest equipment designed to meet your paving needs.