February 2014 Volume 84, Number 2
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PRODUCTS & SERVICE
30 New Road Products 33 Marketplace 35 Advertiser Index
3 Transportation Talk:
How an extra penny tax on every
dollar will fund a South Carolina
county's transportation system.
27 In Court: The government denies
a bid regarding a contract award to the
second-lowest bidder based on a "best
36 The Last Word: Winter
weather war stories, a truck made
of ice and a cool minivan "swagger
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
If your agency or crew has
worked on an exceptional project,
or if you want to share your
thoughts on current transporta-
tion issues, email your ideas for
a blog or contributed story to
Online Managing Editor Amanda
and Editor-at-Large Tina
Grady Barbaccia at
VIDEO: How To be a 'Pavement Management Rockstar'
International Pavement Management Association (IPMA) Founder and
Executive Director Blair Barnhardt, APM, stars in one of the association's "Tip
of the Week" videos on improving roads.
The Jesup Bridge in Buchanan County, Iowa, has been a
vital market link for farmers and the community since
it opened in the 1940s. When it became a safety hazard,
the county knew it had to come up with a quick, cre-
ative way to fund its reconstruction.
Bridging the Gap Between
Economics and Innovation
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Materials that Make a Difference
Running Shingles the Right Way
Here's a sneak peak at the materials behind exceptional
equipment for roadbuilding at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014.
Plus web exclusive coverage: A new generation of syn-
Running recycled asphalt singles and reclaimed
asphalt pavement at the same can be a tricky busi-
ness. Here is what you need to know about heat
transfer for good mixing.
• VIDEO: MoDOT battles winter weather with team of two plows. betterroads.com/?p=32553
• World of Concrete coverage: News, products and more betterroads.com/?s=world+of+concrete
• Four common pavement preservation myths betterroads.com/?p=32473
• "2014 State of the State" database highlights infrastructure talks in governors' speeches betterroads.