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IDOT Constructing Roads with VRAM to Protect the Roads

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About this project: A Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane, VRAM, project took place on Keebler Road in Madison County, Illinois on November 2nd. This was an Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) project. The span of this project was 3,880-feet long, running from 0.1 miles south of IL-162 to Lorry Lane in...
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How Williamson County, Illinois is Extending the Life of Roads with VRAM.

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About this project: A road construction project utilizing a Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane (VRAM) project took place on October 25th in Williamson County, Illinois. (Note: in Illinois VRAM is often referred to as LJS). This project covered the distance from 0.1 miles south of Washington Street to Jacksonville Road. VRAM...
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VRAM Helping Clinton County, Indiana Create More Sustainable Roads

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About this project: A VRAM project took place on November 8th in Clinton County, Indiana. This project on State Road 28 stretched from South Jackson Street to O’Neil Street in the city of Frankfort, Indiana. VRAM was applied with a targeted 18” wide band to the centerline joint, prior to...
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Champaign County, Illinois Extending Infrastructure Dollars with VRAM.

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About this project: A Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane, (VRAM), project took place on I-57 in Champaign County, Illinois on October 5th. This was a 70,688-foot project, running from 2 miles South of Thomasboro to US-136 in Rantoul. IDOT designated VRAM for the application to the centerline joint. (Note: in Illinois...
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How Lawrence County, IL Creates a More Resilient and Reliable Infrastructure

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About this project: A Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane, (VRAM), project took place on August 29th and 30th in Lawrence County, Illinois. This 66,040-foot project took place on IL-33 from the Crawford County line to Old US 50. VRAM was designated for application to the centerline joint with a width of...
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VRAM Helping Franklin County, Ohio Create More Sustainable Roads

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About this project: A VRAM project took place on August 25th in Franklin County, Ohio. This Ohio Department of Transportation, (ODOT), project was on I-71, from SLM 25.61 north to SLM 27.74 and I-270 from SLM 24.55 east to SLM 26.50. VRAM was also applied to the centerline joint on...
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