Concrete Pavement News and Events
Onsite Inspector Training at the I-10 Project
The boots-on-the-still-wet-pavement instruction focused on the project paving operations and included four hours on site plus seven hours in the project office
California Taps Tony Tavares for Top Caltrans Spot
Tony Tavares was sworn in as the new Director of Caltrans by the Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency
Workshop – Durability of Rapid Strength Concrete Pavement
The use of Rapid Strength Concrete (RSC) for roadway construction is extremely beneficial for today’s congested highways and the
Walsh Work Progressing on $25M Long Beach Airport Taxiway Improvements
Construction is currently underway on a $25-million project to reconstruct Taxiway L, the primary connector path for all departing
Smart Road Pilot Project Gets Green Light
The Smart Pavement slabs are durable, precast concrete sections embedded with sensor and networking capabilities
Workshop on EPDs for Concrete Pavement – June 28, 2022
In this workshop, you’ll learn how EPDs fit into the larger effort to improve sustainability of concrete pavements
The I-10 Corridor Express Lanes Project is Underway
The I-10 Corridor is the main thoroughfare in San Bernardino County, serving on average 265,000 daily local, commuter, and interstate travelers
Cal Poly SLO Makes Concrete Canoe History
The California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Concrete Canoe Team paddled into first place in the 2022 ASCE
OMB Publishes Discount Rate for 2022
OMB-based Discount Rates are essential for keeping pavement Life-Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) accurate, unbiased
Workshop Session on Pavement Construction and Performance
Successful paving in desert environments requires attention to key construction processes and we have three experienced concrete professionals
The 15 Express Lanes Project Successfully Completes
The $472-million 15 Express Lanes Project features two new express lanes on I-15 in both directions, from State Route 60
Laurel Curve Wildlife Undercrossing Will Enable Safe Passage Under Highway 17
The region in which it travels is on the Pacific side of the San Andreas Fault, just south of Big Basin Redwoods State Park, its mountainous route
The First Desert Pavement Workshop is on April 19th – Just a Week Away – Register Now!
We’ve assembled some of the most knowledgeable and experienced experts in this discipline
New US-50 HOV Expansion & Enhancement Project Flying Forward in Sacramento
The new roadway will be constructed with Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement (CRCP) at a thickness of 1.1 feet
Highway 101: Santa Barbara to Mussel Shoals
The entire scope of the project entails widening 16 scenic miles of Highway 101 along the coast, from Santa Barbara to Mussel Shoals.
Can We Improve the Performance of Concrete Pavement in Harsh Desert Conditions?
Join us at the upcoming SWCPA workshop series that will deliver best-practice knowledge and boots-on-the-pavement expertise
Will Changing the Rock from Calcium Carbonate to Calcium Silicate Move the Cement Carbon Emission Arrow to Zero?
A California-based startup called Brimstone Energy has patented a new process that reduces the emissions in the manufacture of Portland cement to zero.
L.A.’s Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project Nears Completion
The structure’s generous spans create large areas of open space below that will become new recreational green spaces
CP Tech Center Publishes Valuable New QC Tool
The guide, Quality Control for Concrete Paving: A Tool for Agency and Industry, can be viewed or downloaded here
Concrete Pavements in Desert Environments – Workshops Coming in April & May
Meeting the challenge of designing and constructing sustainable concrete pavements in desert environments
Exemplary Teamwork Realigns Highway 99
To accommodate the new California High-Speed Rail Line that will run through Fresno, two miles of State Route 99 within the city needed to be moved
The Family that Paves Together…
Security Paving Company, the small family-owned street improvement contracting business incorporated 73 years ago, was at the right place at the right time
Louisiana DOT Field Trial Affirms HeadLight Reporting Value
The research project explored the feasibility of replacing their traditional, paper-based inspection process with a cloud-based, mobile project inspection technology
SWCPA’s 10 Concrete Achievements in 2021
The Southwest Concrete Pavement Association (SWCPA) achieved 10 notable goals for its membership – and the California & Nevada Concrete Pavement Industry in 2021.