Concrete Pavement News and Events
SWCPA Workshop: Understanding the Admixtures for Concrete Paving Mixes
Concrete admixtures play an important role in the construction of high-quality, long-lasting concrete pavements.
The SWCPA Workshops Are Back!
Here are the first four workshops scheduled for 2023. Registration is open for the March 21st webinar below.
Granite Lands at LAX
In December, the City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) awarded a $174-million contract to Granite
Cement + Air = Optimum Lightweight Fill
The production of lightweight cellular concrete takes place at the job site, with bulk cement
King Named New Acting Office Chief of Concrete Pavement
King graduated from the University of the Pacific in 2008 with a double major in Civil
Efficient Traffic Flow is the Goal on the I-10 Corridor
the I-10 Corridor Project in San Bernadino County is well on its way to completing on time and serving to relieve congestion
New I-5 Oso Parkway Work Will Improve Community Connection (and Clean Up Existing Toxic Waste)
Flatiron West is in the midst of enhancing a three-mile section of Interstate 5 in southern Orange County
Four Generations of Success – The George L. Throop Company
For a company to survive – and prosper – for more than 100 years, it takes a ton of grit
Every Day Counts Virtual Summit
bringing together transportation leaders and front-line professionals responsible for the development and delivery of highway projects.
SWCPA Awards 10 Outstanding Concrete Paving Projects
Ten concrete pavement projects from throughout California and Nevada were recognized for their innovation and excellence
Security Paving Brings PLC into the Mix for Bridge Project
Construction is underway on the first California Bridge Project to use Portland limestone cement
Granite Makes Big Strides in Sustainability
Granite Construction has a long-held commitment to Sustainability. The company’s strategic objectives
Workshop on December 6, 2022: Fundamentals of Concrete Pavement – Smoothness
Many advances made in recent years have improved the ways we design and construct smoother pavements.
The UNR Azure Concrete Canoe Crew Makes a Big Splash at NICC 2022
UNR Concrete Canoe Team portaged their 355-pound craft up to the ballroom of the Atlantis Casino Resort
Q&D, Throop and CTS Team Up for a NICC 2022 Volumetric Mixing Demonstration
Q&D Construction, the George L. Throop Co., and CTS Cement joined forces
Nevada rocks! – And so did NICC 2022!
Concrete provides strength behind bridges, hydraulics facilities, pavements
Workshop on October 13, 2022 – Paving with Portland Limestone Cement
not only is PLC more sustainable, it performs exceptionally well as a one-to-one replacement for traditional cement in paving mixes.
Caltrans Leads Field Review of NGCS Pilot Projects
On July 26th, Caltrans Senior Concrete Pavement Design Engineer Dulce Rufino Feldman led an inspection team that included
Caltrans & SANDAG Pioneer CMGC in NCC Program
The roadway work resulted in 113,000 cubic yards of new Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement (JPCP).
Workshop – Concrete Pavement Design 101
What goes into well-designed, correctly engineered concrete pavement roadways?
Pilot Project Delivers Smoother & Quieter Concrete Pavement
The Caltrans pilot project featured CDG, as well as Next Generation Concrete Surface (NGCS)
Caltrans District 5 Awards Scholarship to Aspiring Environmental Engineer
The scholarship winner, Kendra Lopez is a recent graduate of King City High School, finishing in the top three of her graduating class
Coffman Travels East to Rehab Desert Stretch of I-10
The 30-mile stretch of I-10 across southeastern California is in bleak terrain that simmers in year-round desert heat