Road Building 2014 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Panama Airport Expansion Project of the Month Panama Airport Expansion

Airport project included expanding the passenger terminal by 224,200 square feet, and updating boarding bridges, escalators, baggage processing, and flight control systems. Read more

Try (Equipment) Before You Buy Try (Equipment) Before You Buy

Renting specialized equipment becomes the trend for complex road-building projects. Read more

NEWS
Highway Trust Fund Industry Highway Trust Fund

The Highway Trust Fund is not going broke after all, thanks to a grudging, 11th-hour save by Congress. But pensions will be affected to make it happen. Read more

FEATURES
Testing Strategies for Concrete Pavement Mixes Testing Strategies for Concrete Pavement Mixes

Thermal profile testing can greatly reduce the time needed to optimize a mix. Read more

Fixing One of America's Busiest Bridges Fixing One of America's Busiest Bridges

How San Francisco’s new Bay Bridge was repaired, with traffic flowing, after 32 anchor rods snapped. Read more

Roller-Compacted Concrete: Then and Now Roller-Compacted Concrete: Then and Now

RCC materials, equipment, and construction techniques have changed little over the past 28 years, accoring to contractor Terry Peltz. Read more

Concrete Pavement Preservation Concrete Pavement Preservation

A Colorado county uses low-cost techniques to rehabilitate aging roads. Read more

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT
Concrete Pavement Facts Facts Concrete Pavement Facts

Historical facts about concrete pavement from the first street in the U.S. that was paved with concrete to the first concrete pavement in the world. Read more

Concrete Rehabilitation work in Utah Project of the Month Concrete Rehabilitation work in Utah

Even after decades of use, the pavement was still in good enough condition to save, so UDOT elected to perform concrete pavement preservation (CPP). Read more

DECORATIVE CONCRETE
Building Distinct Concrete Bridges Building Distinct Concrete Bridges

Decorative concrete bridges preserve communities’ cultural identities. Oregon has replaced 271 highway bridges since 2003. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
Product Spotlight: Curb and Gutter Machines Product Spotlight: Curb and Gutter Machines

The 2014 Road Building issue of Concrete Construction featured curb and gutter machines Read more

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