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|Publication Number: Date: July/August 2002|
Issue No: Vol. 66 No. 1
Date: July/August 2002
by Marcia J. Simon and Michael P. Dallaire
Take a look at what the pavement research team is doing to improve concrete material performance and stretch the longevity of your roads.
by Shiraz D. Tayabji
A new research project is working on procedures for identifying compatible combinations of concrete materials.
by Mark Swanlund
Field trials around the country are generating results on alternative designs for improving high-performance concrete pavements.
by Gary L. Crawford, Leif Wathne, and Jon I. Mullarky
FHWA's lab-on-wheels bridges the gap between research and field implementation of new technologies for concrete pavements.
by J. Mauricio Ruiz, Robert Otto Rasmussen, and Patricia Kim Nelson
User-friendly HIPERPAV software makes it possible to simulate problems before they happen.
by Peter A. Kopac
Today, performance-related specifications for concrete pavements are a full-fledged reality, expected to lower project life-cycle costs.
by David K. Merritt, B. Frank McCullough, and Ned H. Burns
Deteriorating transportation infrastructure and rising roadway usage necessitate innovations that speed up pavement construction. Is precast concrete one answer?
by John E. Naughton III and Kurt Smith
It's in the workssoftware that can guide you to the most cost-effective, high-performing features, promising more highways for the same level of funding.
by Robert Otto Rasmussen, George K. Chang, J. Mauricio Ruiz, W. James Wilde, Patricia Kim Nelson, Jason Dick, and Dan K. Rozycki
A new software product is forthcoming to help highway agencies and others evaluate portland cememt concrete as a viable alternative for pavement overlays.
by Theodore R. Ferragut, Dale Harrington, and Marcia Brink
A new generation of concrete pavements is coming of age, thanks in part to an innovative, long-term CPTP plan for research and technology.