Asphalt Pavement Magazine - May/June 2014 - (Page 18)

HIGH Performance Thin Overlay By Ron Corun and Bob Kluttz Solves Hard Problem For NYC, removing and replacing 18-inch-thick concrete was cost prohibitive F First Avenue is now safer, quieter and more attractive after asphalt pavement repair with a high-performance, polymer-modified Thinlay. 18 * View past issues online at irst Avenue, a 53-block northbound thoroughfare on the east side of Manhattan, recently received a major resurfacing. The $7 million project was part of a $6 billion investment program by the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) to maintain the city's roads and infrastructure. Now, thanks in part to a highperformance thin overlay (HPTO) mix with a highly polymer-modified asphalt binder, the northbound artery is safer for vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians, and it is quieter for residents. Comparing the new surface to the original concrete surface, NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin said, "The high-tech asphalt overlay resurfacing of First Avenue brings relief to residents and businesses who suffered 24/7 from the earthshattering pounding of vehicles

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Asphalt Pavement Magazine - May/June 2014

High Performance Thin Overlay Solves Hard Problem
Paved to Perfection: The Sheldon G. Hayes Award
Sky-High Expectations for a Smooth Runway
2013 Quality in Construction Awards
Chairman’s Commentary
Industry News
Tools for the Trade
Industry Events
Index of Advertisers/

Asphalt Pavement Magazine - May/June 2014