Month: February, 2019

POET’s JIVE improves, rejuvenates asphalt in roads across the US

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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Development of Renewable Polymers for Use in Asphalt Pavements (IDEA Final Report) - AASHTO

Friday, February 22, 2019

Development of Renewable Polymers for Use in Asphalt Pavements

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Final Report for NCHRP-IDEA Project 178: Development of Renewable Polymers for Use in Asphalt Pavements summarizes findings of a study on the application of biorenewable polymers for use in asphalt pavements by utilizing soybean oil through chemical synthesis.

Triglyceride molecules from vegetable oils have been considered as important renewable resources, which can be used as biomonomers and be polymerized into biopolymers with properties similar to petroleum-derived monomers and polymers. In this research, non-food soybean oil was selected as a starting point to produce biopolymers.

The modification effects and the effectiveness of the biopolymers were evaluated through a comprehensive asphalt binder investigation to optimize formulation of the biopolymers.


2019 North Dakota Asphalt Pavement Inspection Class

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

USDOT to Open up its Regulatory ‘Guidance’ Documents to Review - AASHTO

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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How to Micro Surface - AsphaltPro

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Schellinger Construction Hits Notch Wedge Joint Density Specs - ASPHALTPRO

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Development of an IDEAL Cracking Test for Asphalt Mix Design, Quality Control and Quality Assurance (IDEA Program) - AASHTO

Monday, February 11, 2019
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Dakota Asphalt Pavement Association Announces New Board Members

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Dakota Asphalt Pavement Association, Inc. Announces New Board Members.pdf

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