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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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Surface-EXT® Reinforces Slurry Seal & Micro Surfacing Applications

Why use Surface-EXT™ in Slurry and Micro Surfacing? Glass fibers are the ideal choice for slurry and micro surfacing due to their superior properties. Virtually water neutral, Surface-EXT™ has a specific gravity equal to that of the aggregate. These properties ensure the fiber will disperse evenly with the aggregate in the pug mill and will […]

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NCAT Test Track Features a FORTA-FI® Test Section

About NCAT The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) just outside of Auburn, Alabama, is a world leader in asphalt research. Their aim is to perform “research on pavement thickness design, mix materials/methods, and pavement preservation” with the goal of “reducing the life cycle cost of flexible pavements.” NCAT is most commonly known for their […]

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New Fiber & Fiber Delivery Equipment at World of Asphalt 2018

Celebrating its 40th year, FORTA Corporation will showcase new reinforcement fibers and equipment at World of Asphalt 2018, March 6-8, 2018 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX, booth 3924  FORTA Corporation, a global leader in reinforcement fiber solutions, is looking forward to World of Asphalt 2018. FORTA® will be introducing a […]

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