Pavements in the Press
Roads turning white as concrete prices become more competitive
Herald Journal, October 2013
Contractors may deposit concrete slurry along roads if they follow state DOT recommendations
Public Works, October 29, 2013
Across Minnesota, asphalt roads crumbling due to faulty mix
StarTribune, November 2, 2013
In Woodbury, 60 miles of asphalt streets are falling apart
Twin Cities.com-Pioneer Press, November 3, 2013
Word on the street: Concrete, asphalt debate heats up
Finance & Commerce, November 5, 2013
MnDOT 2014 Spec Book Now Available
MnDOT has approved and published the MnDOT Standard Specifications for Construction, 2014 Edition effective for projects let on or after December 2, 2013. This edition has been published in two volumes: the Standard Specifications for Construction and the Materials Lab Supplemental Specifications for Construction. The news was announced by Tech Memo on July 29, 2013. For more information, click here.
Guide to Concrete Overlays of Asphalt Parking Lots available
The CP Tech Center at Iowa State has published a new guide about selecting, designing, and constructing successful concrete overlays on existing asphalt parking lot pavements that serve multifamily residential, public, or commercial buildings. Download it.
StreetPave software use now allowed by MnDOT
City, county and consultant engineers working on State Aid and Federal concrete pavement projects can now choose to use the ACPA StreetPave software for jointed concrete pavement design. Download the Technical Memo. Learn how to get StreetPave12 on our Paving Resources page.