More stories about Roadways

  • Mack Renews Commitment to Highway Safety with Continued Share the Road Sponsorship

    The Share the Road program sends professional truck drivers with exemplary safety records across the country to conduct driving demonstrations for students, motorists and other groups.

  • Precast Barrier Softens Airport Noise

    A total of 277,000 square feet of precast sound wall is being erected on the west side of the road near Dulles International Airport.

  • Vulcan Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

    Tom Hill, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our second quarter results further demonstrate the earnings leverage of volume growth in our aggregates business, and our continuing improvements to margins and unit profitability."

  • Paving RCC’s Promotion

    If our industry is going to gain a larger percentage of the secondary and municipal; pavement market, we must work to have RCC pavement not be limited to special or experimental paving projects.

  • 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.

  • Timesaving Paving Tool

    FHWA, AASHTO and the Transportation Research Board will help agencies implement a tool that allows contractors to identify concrete pavement surface irregularities during construction.

  • 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...