Celebrating Global Recycling Day

When you think to yourself, “What is the most recycled material in America?”, I bet glass, paper, aluminum, and plastic probably comes to mind. All of these are true! However, according to studies done by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) asphalt pavement is also considered one of America’s #1 recycled products.

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Celebrating Engineer’s Week

“I love being an engineer because I am always solving problems and challenges, I have the opportunity to do so many different things. Engineering really has given me a great structured thought process which can be used to solve any problem!” – Kristin Sweeney, Director of Operation, US Aggregates  

We recently celebrated Engineers Week, and one thing that was common among the engineers at HC+M is that they enjoy problem solving. We asked our engineers their favorite part of their career, when they realized they wanted to be in this field, what made them feel accomplished, and to describe themselves in one word. Watch the video to hear from our engineers!  

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New Jersey CAIT Evaluates Performance of J-BAND® a Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane

On September 22, 2022, a Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane (VRAM) project was completed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Pennsylvania. This was a Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) project. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is one of America’s leading public research universities and had joined with CAIT on this project.

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The Challenge of Measuring Resiliency

Portions excerpted from the JULY – AUGUST 2022 Edition of TRANSPORTATION BUILDER Magazine from ARTBA, The American Road & Transportation Builders Association

ARTBA article written BY PETER GLUS

The transportation sector has helped advance the definition of resiliency. While traditional sectors may focus on protection from weather events, transportation professionals focus on mission and function—protecting the journey and the means that get people where they need to go.

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