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Talking Asphalt: Moving on - October 2014

If you are looking for asphalt-related information, you might want to skip this blog entry. But there may be a couple of lessons here anyway.

In last month’s entry, I mentioned that some of the leaders in the asphalt industry are nearing retirement. Well, me too. This will be my last scheduled column. I have previously closed my part-time consulting business and I'm completing my work as a contributing editor for "Asphalt" magazine.

It’s time for me to move on. There are things that I want to do &ndash...

Designing mixes for top performance

By Dwight Walker

Today’s asphalt paving mixtures are a diverse and complex group of materials. Pavement engineers can select from dense-graded mixes, open-graded (permeable) mixes, stone matrix asphalts (SMAs) and mixes with various reclaimed components and numerous modifiers.


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