Tough road calls for tough repair

Bus stops along Chicago's Western Avenue take a serious beating, courtesy of harsh weather and heavy vehicle traffic. Photos: Grace Construction Products

The use of bus pads incorporating synthetic macro-fiber reinforcement provided the Cook County Highway Department with a better repair solution than full-depth concrete or asphalt.

Synthetic macro-fibers replaced welded-wire mesh and light reinforcing bars and helped create strong, smooth, durable concrete pavement.

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