Construction defects in new asphalt layers often cause early pavement failures. Imagine a time when these are eliminated. “I think that time is here,” says Tom Scullion, manager of the Flexible Pavement Program at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). Scullion is speaking of a three-step process (detailed in this article) that uses technologies developed […]
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Using New Technologies to Solve Old Problems
Pavements With close to 80,000 miles of roadways in Texas, maintaining the pavements, whether asphalt or concrete, is a demanding and costly part of city, county and state responsibilities to keep our transportation system among the best in the country. When potholes, cracks and ruts appear and begin to degrade the pavement, it’s often too […]
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