Bipartisan House contingent to join highway bill proponents at 3/20 Rally for Roads

Source: CP staff

One former and nine current Congressmen are scheduled to briefly address the second Rally for Roads: Make Transportation Job #1, March 20 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Groups representing construction materials producers, contractors, road-building equipment interests, and other infrastructure stakeholders are timing the one-hour event to highlight the importance of legislation funding the federal highway program long term—well beyond the most recent temporary funding extension that expires March 31.

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Rapid drying concrete advances moisture-sensitive slab practice

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Houston; CP staff

U.S. Concrete subsidiary USC Technologies, Inc. bills its Aridus Rapid Drying Concrete as the first ready mixed solution for preventing floor covering failure, an industry-wide problem that costs millions of dollars annually in damage, downtime, repair and replacement. The proprietary mix can attain in 30 days or less— three times faster than conventional concrete—the 75 percent internal relative humidity level increasingly referenced as a target for flooring covering application on new concrete slabs.

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