Category: Pave the Way

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First VRAM Project in Metro Minneapolis to Take Place this Year!

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Pavements are a very important asset to any state Department of Transportation. In Minnesota, they are valued at $29.5 billion. In fact, pavements have the largest replacement value of all assets owned by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).(1)  You can imagine how important extending the life of pavements is...
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Can Longitudinal Joint Damage be Avoided? Delayed?

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Why is Longitudinal Joint Damage Such an Important Issue for Roads? A Minnesota DOT Field study from December 2020 reported that higher air void contents at the longitudinal joint can expose pavements to premature deterioration and, as a result, compromise pavement integrity and performance.  In Minnesota, the report indicates their...
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Preparing to Build Longer-Lasting, More Resilient Roads in 2022

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What if you could reduce transportation-related pollution and build a more resilient and sustainable transportation system that will benefit and protect communities? What if you could help accelerate the adoption of innovative infrastructure technologies in 2022? What if you could protect travelers and communities from safety risks? What if you...
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Why Some Say – ‘VRAM. When It’s Down, It’s Done!’

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Project: US Highway 20 in Sandusky County Ohio. The year 2021 was another important year for VRAM, as we added several states to the list of those with VRAM experience. It is now 21 states and The District of Columbia. Protect The Longitudinal Joint. Protect The Entire Road. Road managers...
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More Than Five Years Later, VRAM is Still Protecting The Centerline Joint on Ohio’s Roads

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What if I told you, that you could add 5 years extra life to your roads! Would you do it? We know that when roads last longer, infrastructure money goes further. This is a very important topic given the vast amount of dollars that are invested in America's roads and...
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Four Years Later VRAM is Still Protecting Henry County Ohio Roads

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VRAM 2021. An Update of Past Projects. The year 2021 was another important year for VRAM, as we added several states to the list of those with VRAM experience. It is now 21 states and The District of Columbia. The year 2021 was also important from the perspective of how...
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