Lori Tiefenthaler, Vice President of Sustainability and Marketing Communications for Lehigh Hanson, Inc., has become the first woman to Chair the American Concrete Pavement Association's Board of Directors. The ACPA, based in Rosemont, IL, is the is the world’s largest trade association that exclusively represents the interests of those involved with the design, construction, and preservation of concrete pavements. Ms. Tiefenthaler is based at Lehigh Hanson's U.S. headquarters in Irving, TX. The Cement Council of Texas is an affiliate member of ACPA.
Full details at Better Roads (December 19, 2016)
James D. Pitcock Jr., chairman and CEO of Williams Brothers Construction Company, was awarded the American Concrete Pavement Association's 2016 Hartmann-Hirshman-Egan Award. It is presented annually to individuals or organizations for "unparalleled, long-term commitment, dedication, participation, and leadership in the concrete pavement community." Williams Brothers, one of the largest concrete pavement contractors in the U.S., is based in Houston.
Full details in Better Roads (December 22, 2016)
Full-depth recycling of roads--a process which pulverizes worn asphalt roads in-place and stabilizes the material with cement--is featured in the "Road Science" section of Better Roads (December 14, 2016). The article highlights the the process and economy of this technology. One FDR contractor notes that FDR "can be as low as half of the total cost of traditional methods of tearing out old pavement...and the base strengthening is a plus for areas with subgrade and mositure problems." Full details available at Better Roads (December 14, 2016)