Volume 83, Number 9
With the advances in technology, concrete overlays
have become a resurfacing method and not just a
structural component. An Illinois contractor shows
how he completes a concrete overlay project that is
the first of its kind in the state.
17 In Court:
Having to work faster than the original contract states can create unexpected
costs for road contractors. Engineer/attorney Brian Morrow examines a case on
constructive acceleration that shows the importance of tracking and documenting the project's schedule and costs. [For more In Court, click the Business tab
from Start to Finish
In the final part of the Building Roads
series, Tom Kuennen shares the importance of maintaining the quality of the
construction materials from the source
to the site – and how to execute these
practices in the field.
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Products & Service
3 Lattatudes 28 Kirk Landers
26 Advertiser Index 27 Marketplace
Beam Me Up, Scotty
Lauren Heartsill Dowdle, production editor for Better Roads,
discusses why and how Tesla CEO Elon Musk's hyperloop
rapid transit proposal may not be realistic.
• South Korea's new Armadillo-T electric car folds for compact parking (VIDEO)
•Crews uncover slew of historical artifacts in construction of Britain's Crossrail commuter line
Batteries Have Changed – Has Your Battery Charger?
Clore Automotive looks at the importance of updating your battery charger to meet your batteries' needs.
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