Iowa Section of an Old Transnational Highway Marks 100 Years of Service
The concrete section of Old U.S. Highway 20 is marking its 100th year of service to northwestern Iowa. The 0.92 miles of pavement continues to serve the rural Iowa Community of Moville with minimal maintenance for over a century.
69-Year-Old Airport Concrete Pavement Holds 95 PCI
The apron of the Brunswick-Golden Isles Airport (BQK) in Glynn County, GA, was constructed in June of 1953 and boasts a 95 pavement condition index measured as recently as 2018. With exceptional performance metrics authorities plan to depend on the concrete for years to come.
Minimal Repairs Needed to Bring I-70 in Colorado Into Its 50th Year and Beyond
A concrete section of I-70 located on Colorado’s western slope has served its region for 46 years. Despite supporting population growth and a doubling of expected traffic volume, the pavement has required rehabilitation only twice and is expected to last for many years to come.
Rehabilitation Strategy Ahead of Tourist Season
ISSUE: The Colorado DOT needed a cost-effective solution to extend the life of this busy road.
SOLUTION: The blend of concrete rehabilitation solutions added 15-20 years of use for this road through a variety of applications.
Attracting and Retaining Business
ISSUE: The owner, the City of Lee’s Summit (MO) needed to improve an airport quickly to ensure no loss of business.
SOLUTION: Working with a seasoned concrete contractor (Emery Sapp & Sons); a communication plan was laid out, a time schedule agreed, and a concrete runway solved the problem.
Indiana’s “Next Level Roads” Initiative
ISSUE: INDOT had two issues, speed of installation and easier access to utilities while lowering the life-cycle cost.
SOLUTION: INDOT selected a precast panel system which enabled the panels to be manufactured ahead of time, this combined with over-cable excavator provided a win for the project with lower life cycle costs as well.
Innovative Contractor’s Approach
ISSUE: Rehabilitating a concrete highway in one construction season with a tremendous amount of restrictions.
SOLUTION: An aggressive schedule with a fresh innovative approach from the contractor enabled the hurdles to be overcome, and the project to be completed in one
No Shutdown for Industrial Paving
ISSUE: Increasing the width and performance requirements of existing areas while not shutting down operations.
SOLUTION: The contractor communicated a highly orchestrated program schedule and ensured that all safety measures were followed resulting in an expanded intermodal terminal.