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Minor grading, the removal of old asphalt and the planting of native materials will be needed to restore the site closer to its natural state.
Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile, asphalt trioval in Las Vegas, Nevada.
All highway pavement projects using more than 50,000 tons of asphalt are eligible for consideration, and there's a two-year evaluation process.
By 2100, says global director of resilience for AECOM Josh Sawislak, we very well could have solved this problem by making everything a solar power collector, from the paint on our house to the asphalt on the road.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says they were called early Saturday evening after the woman dropped onto the asphalt onto Interstate 485.
Nearby, the tram tracks are paved over, the mismatched lines of asphalt scarring a six-lane road that leads to a dead end on the edge of one of China’s most ambitious urban developments.
As Maggie Astor at The New York Times reports, the heat wave, which was hot enough to melt the asphalt on the highway between Sydney and Melbourne, broke on Monday afternoon.
Both wagons halted from 70 mph in a scant 153 feet, and this one clung to the asphalt to the tune of 0.96 g, 0.01 less than the 36-pounds-heavier 2014 model.
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