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FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

The City of Greeley is looking for innovative ways to make their asphalt pavements more durable, so they chose FORTA-FI® to reinforce their 22nd Street overlay.

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After milling the pavement edges, a 2” FRAC overlay was placed on badly deteriorated 5th Street in downtown Casper. To address the need to control reflective cracking, FORTA-FI® reinforcement was chosen by the city in place of their standard 6 oz paving fabric for ease of installation and to avoid future problems with recycling.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

By looking to stretch their paving dollars and improve the performance of their roads, the Public Works Department in Ferguson Township spec’d in FORTA-FI® fiber-reinforced asphalt to be placed on two streets in 2012.

FORTA-FI® - SMA

Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) “accelerated pavement testing” program was launched at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) using their “heavy vehicle stimulator”.

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FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

An Advance Auto Parts was built in Hanover, PA in the summer of 2014. FORTA-FI® were added to the 1 1/2” wearing course to extend the life of the pavement and control reflective cracking. 

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

Reinforcement with FORTA-FI® was used in this 2” overlay with edge milling to help delay reflective cracking and maximize the useable life of this roadway surface.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

Alabama Avenue Square project consisted of a 1/2 mile long South Alabama Avenue road overlay in order to accurately test the success of FORTA-FI vs. untreated asphalt.

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The original project was a simple resurfacing of a badly cracked and rutted parking lot. As the contractor began repairing the most severe areas, it became obvious that the sub base was very poor and would require total replacement, which wasn’t budgeted.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

The City of Santa Clarita 2013-14 Annual Overlay Program included the paving of a Thin Maintenance Overlay to repair a number of residential streets.

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The Arby’s restaurant in Altoona, PA recently underwent a full reconstruction, including a new parking lot. The previous lot showed significant cracking and settling. To extend the life of this replaced lot, New Enterprise Stone and Lime produced and placed 165 tons of HMA in a 1 ½” wearing course.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

Three of Huntington Beach’s collector streets were reconstructed in 2014 using FORTA-FI® fiber reinforced asphalt (FRAC). FRAC was used for the asphalt base course on each street, and fiber was also added to the 2” ARHM wearing course.

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FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

FORTAfied® asphalt was used in multiple different pavement sections in a pavement rehab near the entrance of the ASU West campus at 47th and Thunderbird. A 1.5” FRAC overlay was used over existing badly cracked and raveling pavement at the inbound side of the entrance.

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FORTA-FI® - SMA

Help to extend the service life of the Autobahn A9 highway with FORTA-FI by increasing the durability of the SMA mix that tends to ravel quickly.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

FORTA-FI was applied to this road in Northern Russia which is located between St. Petersburg and Murmansk, near the town of “Novaya Ladoga”.

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1300-1868 W. Avenue D suffered severe alligator cracking from years of heavy truck traffic so LA County engineers wanted to explore FORTA-FI as an alternative reinforcement method.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

FORTA-FI was used to reinforce asphalt in a 1-1/2” resurface of a private roadway serving 4 homes in Grove City, PA.

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Rehabilitation of the existing badly cracked road involved placement of a 1.5” thick FORTA-FI® reinforced HMA overlay. The City of Bremerton understood that conventional asphalt would last only 3 to 4 years before the existing cracks reflective through and a tight budget prevented them from carrying out more extensive treatment work.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

FORTA-FI was used in approximately half of this light commercial parking lot in the spring of 1988.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

Blyth Construction, one of the Carolina’s leaders in the production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, chose FORTA-FI to reinforce their parking lot in Matthews, NC.

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FORTA-FI was used in a 3” wearing course on a corporate parking lot and access road at the Boeing facility in Mesa, AZ.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

When it came time to rehabilitate the pavement in Summer 2015, ACHD chose a 2” mill and fill using PG64-28 ½” mix reinforced with FORTA-FI®.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

A two-mile segment of the two-lane, rural Canada Larga Road in Ventura County, CA was in bad shape after 30 years of use with no major rehabilitation.

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The Catawba Shores Condominium Association, whose property sits on the Lake Erie shoreline in Port Clinton, OH, chose FORTA-FI® to three-dimensionally reinforce their new parking lot.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

FORTA-FI was used in a 2" - 4" wearing course with a fiber dosage of 1.0 lb/ton.

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The City of Casa Grande repaved a portion of their city streets, both arterial and secondary, during the summer of 2013. The 2” mill and overlay was originally specified with a stress-absorbing membrane interlayer (SAMI) for reflective crack mitigation

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In 2018 alone, 15 different streets in the City of Erie were constructed with Fiber Reinforced Asphalt (FRA), replacing their typically used Full Depth Reclamation (FDR) method.

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The county had shoving, rutting, and cracking issues at two locations. The project owner wanted to assess the efficiency of the fibers in order to determine whether fibers would be used on future projects.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

FORTA-FI® was used in a 7 cm (2.75”) base and a 4 cm (1.5”) wearing course on a steep, high volume, heavy truck access road. On the edge of a new residential project right next to the asphalt plant - asphalt mix is placed on compacted subgrade.

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Sometimes it’s the smallest projects that have the biggest impact! 5 tons of FORTA-FI® reinforced asphalt made by Lane Construction Corporation’s McKees Rocks plant was placed alongside the railroad tracks just in front of the entrance of the Pitt-Ohio trucking facility in the Strip District.

Surface-EXT™ - Micro Surfacing

The city of Dartmouth utilized Surface-EXT AR glass fiber in a micro surfacing application for a city street in order to reduce reflective cracking and improve long-term durability.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

FORTA-FI® fiber-reinforcement for asphalt was specified by the City of Ashland for a high traffic roadway overlay in the downtown business district.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

Paving took place over the extremely distressed existing asphalt. FORTA-FI® reinforcement was chosen as a cost effective alternative to full depth removal and replacement.

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VDOT placed three different mixes on various subdivision streets throughout Chester, VA. The roads all have similar traffic loads, with similar fatigue and alligator cracking issues, and run parallel to each other. Two of the roads were used as a control and the third was paved using FORTA-FI®.

FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded HMA

The City of Colorado Springs used FORTA-FI to improve their roads in a massive overlay project. The City of Colorado Springs leveraged FORTA-FI as a way to show its citizens they were putting their tax dollars to work.

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FORTA-FI® - Dense Graded WMA

FORTA-FI was used to reinforce a high-volume connector highway in Cordoba, Spain. This project used 4,000 tons of fiber reinforced asphalt in a 5 cm (2”) wearing course.

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FORTA-FI was used to reinforce a country road in Sud West Fryslan in the Netherlands.
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