Tuesday | November 21, 2017

Mix it Up Archive

Blackstone Construction’s new plant includes the extended Double Barrel, pictured here in the foreground, to allow increased RAP percentages in mix production. All photos courtesy Astec Industries, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Caption for image saved as RAP RAS Feeds

Blackstone Construction Recycles School Assets

In 2016, the Russellville School District in Arkansas awarded a large contract to...

Balance Your Mix Design for Asphalt

By Fabricio Leiva In September 2015, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Expert Task...

S.T.A.T.E. Testing Advances Hot Mix Testing Technology

In the past, technology hadn’t paved the way for the successful use of...

Why You Need to Tack Before Paving

Asphalt emulsion bond coats glue layers of pavement together, give pavements durability by...

The Great Race for a Perfect Asphalt Racing Mix

Every racing fan knows that to win, a driver needs a good pit...

How to Pave Asphalt Curb Ramps Correctly

How to pave asphalt curb ramps correctly More than 25 years after Congress...
The dynamic eHorizon from Continental anticipates the road ahead and is just as efficient in urban traffic. With real-time data on traffic light phases, the vehicle can implement an optimum driving strategy.

Connect Commercial Vehicles with Continental’s eHorizon

From Continental Continental of Hanover is turning commercial vehicles into data carriers on...
Here we see the crew installing the experimental asphalt pavement for section N7 on the NCAT test track in the summer of 2015. The 1.5-inch surface course included the Delta S rejuvenator.

NCAT Forensics: Section N7 Contributes to Silo Storage Recs, RAP Content Suggestions

  By Paul Fournier Researchers at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT)...
The Allen Asphalt Services crew from Smiths Station, Alabama, performs a number of projects for Auburn University. For the month of June, their work included placing the walking path of porous asphalt pavement around the pond at The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM). Photos courtesy NCAT.

Porous Asphalt Mix Makes Debut on Auburn Campus

By Christine Hall and Sandy Lender What’s a great pavement for a natural...

Gilson Redefines Sieving Operations for the Shelly Company

By Catie Ewen The Shelly Company/Oldcastle Materials updated its rotary sifter models and...

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