More stories about Asphalt Paving & Repair

  • Technology Transfer

    Long used to rejuvenate roads in the Southwest, asphalt rubber is gaining fans across North America.

  • Warming Trend

    A paving material that promises excellent performance, environmental benefits, and reduced cost, warm-mix asphalt (WMA) is generating enthusiasm among transportation managers. Though still largely confined to trial and demonstration projects in the United States, prospects seem favorable for it to...

  • Test Results: Inconclusive

    The lack of uniformity in testing procedures from state to state is fueling the need to establish standardized testing procedures for modified asphalt across all 50 states.

  • Zip it Up

    Usually, full-depth reclamation (FDR) is performed with large, self-propelled reclaiming machines. But road- and street-maintenance managers have discovered they can use less expensive equipment for projects of 1 mile or less.

  • FDR Comes to Town

    Usually reserved for rural locations with plenty of wide-open space, full-depth reclamation (FDR) with portland cement has come to the city--specifically, to downtown Reno, Nev.

  • The trickle-down effect

  • Holey Success sidebar: Short and Sweet

  • Holey Success

    Paving more than 220 miles of dirt roads with porous asphalt keeps traffic in a Florida county moving.

  • Mining for savings

    Cold in-place recycling stretches road funds because crushed materials are used onsite rather than hauled away.

  • Tour centers on asphalt's hottest topics