Jul 25, 2018
Taking the bumps out of roads takes precise work; the team at Diamond Road, located in American Fork, Utah, built the Diamond Road Smoother to perform that precision grinding. Here’s how it works.
May 25, 2018
Roadtec’s CB-100 Conveyor Broom is designed to clean the surface behind the milling machine, as well as capture fines for use back at the asphalt plant. Here’s how it works.
Jul 25, 2017
When an Air Force Base has to close its only runway, it’s all hands on deck to make the project go smoothly. For MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, such an event takes place every 15 years or so for preventive maintenance. In 2016, the existing asphalt pavement had endured 16 years of wear; cracks […]
Apr 27, 2017
Along with a new 745 articulated truck, new dozers, a new 986K wheel loader, new work tools and its reinvented cold planers, the team from Caterpillar, Peoria, Illinois, highlighted its technology offerings during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. As Paulo Fellin, vice president of global construction and infrastructure, outlined for the trade press prior to the show, all […]
Jan 22, 2017
C.W. Matthews Contracting manages RAP with new crushing Two new impact crushers are helping a Georgia road and bridge contractor save money, optimize use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in mixes and better manage RAP stockpiles. Readers know RAP combines a high residual asphalt cement (AC) content with aggregate that has already been acquired, permitted, shot, […]
Nov 22, 2016
In the summer of 2016, a contractor in Egypt took delivery of a cold in place recycling train from Roadtec in time for a pavement rehabilitation project. With materials delivered to the project site, the crew was able to mill, mix and replace in one continuous operation.
Nov 22, 2016
In spring of 2016, Blackrock Milling LLC of Tampa, put two of its cold milling machines to work in echelon to remove more than a million square yards of aged pavement from Interstate 75 near Ocala. The project encompassed 19 miles of six lanes, plus 10-foot shoulders on the outside and the medians, plus exit […]