The Future of Florida’s Roadways

Florida’s roads take a beating. Pavement stresses lead to potholes, asphalt breakdown, and increased maintenance. Florida takes a proactive approach to keeping their roads safe, ranking in the top 5 spenders for road maintenance and improvement in the country. One of the ways municipalities have chosen to optimize their infrastructure budget is by reinforcing their asphalt with synthetic fibers.

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The Infrastructure Improvements America Needs

The United States’ system of roads, highways, and bridges are critical in making it possible for the country to function every day. The road networks include more than 4 million miles of public roadways, carrying almost 3 trillion vehicle miles traveled in 2011 alone (American Society of Civil Engineers Report Card). These roadways allow for […]

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Vehicles Consume Less Fuel on Smoother Asphalt Pavements

According to experts, vehicles driving on smoother pavements, particularly smooth asphalt pavements, consume less fuel than driving over rough road conditions of poorly constructed roads. Overall, less fuel consumption helps the environment and driver’s fuel budgets, leading to a greener and more cost-effective form of infrastructure. Since the United States has over 2.5 million miles […]

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FORTA Corporation Elected to Associate Membership in the National Asphalt Pavement Association

GROVE CITY, PA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 12, 2013 Forta Corporation, Grove City, Pennsylvania (http://www.forta-fi.com), has been elected to Associate membership in the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), the national trade association for the asphalt pavement industry located in Lanham, Maryland. Martin Doody, National Sales Manager, has been designated authorized representative to the Association. With more than 1,100 […]

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