Bridges, Roads & Highways

With a track record of flexibility and versatility that’s hard to match, concrete is used to build bridges more than any other material in the world. And, thanks to advancements in technology, concrete is being used to rehabilitate highway systems to extend usability and years of service.

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute announces 2015 Educator Awards

Dr. Clay Naito, associate professor of structural engineering at Lehigh University, was named PCI’s Distinguished Educator for 2015. Dr. Adel El-Safty, professor of civil environmental engineering at University of North Florida, was chosen as PCI’s Educator of the Year. Awards will be presented during the Fall 2015 PCI Committee Days Conference in October.

ASCC Council Honors Winners of 2017 Decorative Concrete Awards

The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, recognized the winners of its ninth annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition Jan. 17 at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

Cement Manufacturers Salute President Trump’s Push for Infrastructure Investments

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s cement manufacturers, lauded President Donald Trump’s call for $1.5 trillion to be invested in revitalizing the nation’s infrastructure, and urged Congress to take swift legislative action to fully fund and sustain projects now and into the future. Cement is the core ingredient in concrete, which helps make American highways, bridges, runways, water systems and river networks safer, more durable and longer lasting.