Technology in the Pavement Industry

Technology. It is changing our world on a daily basis. While it doesn’t need to change the way we work in the construction industry on a day-to-day basis, if we embrace it, it definitely can make a positive impact and make things easier. However, embracing technology is one of the biggest hurdles we face out in the field. Once your field team and managers accept technology will help them, it will make a world of difference. Companies that embrace technology and ensure their field team understands it will be at a competitive advantage over other companies.

As For Construction Pros writes: once properly trained, there’s no stopping where they’ll take this technology.  Once technology contractors have become familiar with mostly through state mandate is intelligent compaction (IC). IC works by using modern vibratory rollers equipped with an integrated measurement system, an onboard computer reporting system, Global Positioning System (GPS) based mapping and optional feedback control. IC rollers facilitate real-time compaction monitoring and timely adjustments to the compaction process by integrating measurement, documentation and control systems.

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