Jul 22, 2020
A 7.5-mile pilot project in rural Wisconsin combined a longitudinal joint density specification and a PWL sampling specification to glean new insights for WisDOT.
Oct 27, 2019
Tom Amon of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, wants to pioneer a movement to design joints in the surface course of asphalt mats for the purpose of directing and controlling future low-temperature cracking.
Jan 25, 2019
It isn’t much of a stretch to say that Schellinger Construction, Columbia Falls, Montana, never uses the same mix twice. Of course they do, but the general contractor’s paving crews are almost always on the move, transporting the company’s Astec 400 ton-per-hour double barrel and CMI E3 400 asphalt plant to jobs all around central […]
Dec 27, 2018
Here’s how Asphalt Materials’ J-Band® Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane works.
Apr 27, 2016
At the end of the paving shift, when you lift up the screed and pull away, think about what you leave for tomorrow’s take-off. Let’s prepare for a successful start by finishing off right. Get the crew together at the end of the pull and make a clean transverse joint for tomorrow’s start. First, you’ll […]
Dec 07, 2015
The key to proper joint construction is in the compaction. You know you’ll get good compaction of the joint if you perform your quality control through best production and best paving practices. You must double-check to make sure the equipment is in good condition, to make sure you’re paving properly, to make sure the mix […]