Concrete Pavement News and Events
New West Mission Bay Drive Bridge Opens
On April 4th, the new West Mission Bay Drive Bridge opened to drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists.
The SR-55 (I-405 to I-5) Improvement Project
In January, Security Paving crews demolished the concrete barrier along the east side of the SR-55 bridge over MacArthur Boulevard to enable widening of the structure.
It’s ACPA Awards Time!
The American Concrete Pavement Association is now accepting submittals for the Annual Awards for Excellence in Concrete Pavement.
A Primer on Alternative Procurement at Caltrans
There are two alternative contracting methods in use at Caltrans that offer greater benefits: Design-Build (DB) delivery
Caltrans Joins with FHWA and Industry in Concrete Overlay Implementation Workshop
Through the FHWA Every Day Counts (EDC) program, Caltrans is getting smarter about designing and building concrete overlays.
Fundamentals of Concrete Paving Equipment
Improvements with concrete paving equipment is leading to smoother and higher quality pavements.
Rethinking & Repaving a Model Roadside Rest Area
The J.C. Erreca Safety Roadside Rest Area is currently being transformed into a model for new Caltrans California highway rest stops, with long-life concrete pavement
SWCPA Hosts Carbon Reduction Strategies Workshop
On Wednesday morning, April 19th, SWCPA Executive Director Charles Stuart took to the stage at Caltrans’ Translab
UNR Concrete Canoe Crew Aces the Race
The University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) Team now advances to the Nationals, which take place in Platteville, Wisconsin on June 10
Delivering Low-CO2 Cements for Roadbuilding Projects
As a major component of this concerted effort, nearly all of the major cement manufacturers in the region now offer a low-CO2
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.