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FHWA, AASHTO gauge real-time concrete pavement quality

Source: Transtec Group, Austin, Texas

In an effort to reduce costs, increase pavement quality, and minimize travel delays caused by road construction, the Federal Highway Administration, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), and Transportation Research Board will help agencies implement a tool that allows contractors to identify concrete pavement surface irregularities during construction.

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AEM backs Better Highways campaign with Washington, D.C. fly-in credits

Source: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee

Through I Make America, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers is launching an initiative to encourage members and the construction industry’s hardworking ranks to fly-in to Washington, D.C., and support a new federal highway bill.

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Union, flooring groups recognize Concrete Contractors’ slab quality guideline

Sources: American Society for Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis; CP staff

The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, International Masonry Institute, and Tile Contractors Association of America have endorsed the ASCC Position Statement on Floor Flatness Tolerances, joining supporters Flooring Contractors Association and National Wood Flooring Association.

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