Nov 24, 2019
Caterpillar, Minneapolis, offers the Cat® CS56B soil compactor with a redesigned cab for operator comfort, exclusive Cat® dual pump propel system with electronic control, and new Cat Compaction Control.
Oct 27, 2019
Intercounty Paving used new rollers with HCQ Navigator intelligent compaction on State Route 24.
Jul 24, 2019
Manufacturers haven’t slowed their research and development in between tradeshows while you’ve been out paving this summer. If you’re in need of parts, components or a whole new machine, the OEMs who make the goods are hard at work to keep up with demand. The next few pages include a handful of offerings that were […]
Apr 25, 2019
Maine DOT uses GSSI’s PaveScan RDM to measure whether there is uniform density throughout a pavement layer.
Oct 24, 2017
If misalignment of the screed sections leaves a line in the mat, the roller operator is called on to smooth it out. Mat imperfections, divots, cool spots, anything that isn’t perfect gets left to the breakdown, intermediate and finish rollers to take care of. That means the roller operator’s equipment must be in perfect working […]
Oct 24, 2017
When it comes to airport paving projects, accuracy in grade and slope is the great equalizer. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) specifications dictate the tolerances to which runways and taxiways must conform and those rules govern projects both large and small. When Crestline Construction won the bid to handle the rehab and replacement of Taxiway A […]
Jul 25, 2017
Granite Construction prepares for the new norm, hitting 100 percent bonus along the way Currently, 23 states have written intelligent compaction (IC) specifications for asphalt paving jobs, and that number is only expected to grow. Among those states with IC specs is California. As with many of the states, however, although they’ve invested time and […]