More stories about Roadways

  • FHWA, AASHTO, TRB to Offer ImplementationAssistance for Timesaving Paving Tool

    the US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) will help agencies implement a tool that allows contractors to identify concrete pavement surface irregularities during...

  • Try (Equipment) Before You Buy

    Renting specialized equipment becomes the trend for complex road-building projects.

  • Concrete Pavement Facts

    Historical facts about concrete pavement from the first street in the U.S. that was paved with concrete to the first concrete pavement in the world.

  • Concrete Rehabilitation work in Utah

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

  • Recognizing the Science Around Coal Ash, Finally

    These positive indications come at an important time for our industry. Fly ash use in concrete was at its lowest level in 2013, for many decades. Coal power plant operators, uncertain of the EPA’s final ruling, weren’t interested in investing in fly ash beneficiating  operations. And some...

  • Converting to Concrete Parking Lots

    Silvi Concrete convinced the owner of a freight company in New Jersey to install a concrete parking lot instead of asphalt. It resulted in 8,000 cubic yards of business for the producer.

  • Coal Ash Association Applauds EPA Deadline for Finalizing Regulations

    In a Consent Decree signed by all of the parties to a federal lawsuit that sought to compel a deadline for EPA, the Agency agreed to a December 19, 2014, deadline and continued to signal that its final regulation would be promulgated under the “non-hazardous” Subtitle D of the Resource Conservation...

  • Cement Outlook: Congress is the Wild Card

    All the pieces are in place to trigger a multiyear increase in demand for portland cement.

  • Industry’s Most Influential Recognized

    Concrete Construction and The Concrete Producer presented the Most Influential People of 2013 on Tuesday afternoon at the World of Concrete.

  • Devices Improve Drivers' Visibility

    Industry has developed devices to either improve vision or to alert drivers to objects in blind spots.