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Sustainability and Profit

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Excerpt of October 2022 Article Featured in Asphalt Pavement Magazine Volume 27 | Number 5 BY BENJAMIN F. BOWERS, PE “The three tenants of sustainability are people (social), planet (environmental concerns), and the oft-forgotten profit. As a graduate student, I lounged one evening on my porch after a day of...
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What is the History of National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW)?

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Roadway construction season has arrived! Construction zones are often full of obstacles and potential hazards, so it is important to stay alert and follow all posted signs and instructions. As we all know, roadway construction is a necessary part of keeping our roads safe and maintained. By being aware, alert and...
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It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week

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Spring is finally here, and that means construction season is underway! As we all know, construction zones can be extremely dangerous places for both drivers and workers. That's exactly why the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) hosts its annual National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), this year from April 11-15....
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