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Latest Issue of CP Road Map E-NEWS is Now Online

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The CP Road Map E-News is the newsletter of the Long-Term Plan for Concrete Pavement Research and Technology (CP Road Map), a national research plan developed and jointly implemented by the concrete pavement stakeholder community. Articles in the June 2015 issue include:

Moving Advancements into Practice (MAP) Brief - The June 2015 MAP Brief, "Pavement Joint Deterioration: Recent Findings to Reduce the Potential for Damage," describes the causes of concrete pavement joint deterioration, ongoing research to study the problem, and recommendations for prevention.
News from the Road
  • The semi-annual meeting of the National Concrete Consortium took place April 21-23 in Reno, Nevada.
  • A recent FHWA pooled-fund project assessed the Vibrating Kelly Ball test in both the lab and field.
  • A recent paper in the ACI Materials Journal investigated the potential of using drinking water treatment waste sludge as an internal curing agent for concrete.
  • A recent MnRoad project used geo-composite drains to improve the performance of concrete pavement joints.
Updates from the States: South Dakota - Ongoing and completed research in South Dakota is addressing research needs outlined by the CP Road Map.

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