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Pavement Failure in Freakishly High Temperatures

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Potholes from freezing weather aren’t the only thing that can go wrong with asphalt and concrete roads. The lessons from heat dome regions should be part of engineering, policy, and infrastructure planning. There are two misperceptions about road pavement that could be increasingly problematic in the years to come. They are: All asphalt is made the same (it’s not) The only threats to roads are the freeze-thaw cycles that cause…

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