Charlotte City Streets – Charlotte, NC

Project Description Charlotte City Streets received a 2″ mill & fill in this resurfacing project. This high-volume roadway utilized a Dense Grade HMA with a 30% fractioned Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP). North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) incorporated FORTA-FI reinforcement fibers to increase the pavement’s life cycle—by reducing cracking, rutting, and raveling. Key Points Reduce […]

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Quarry Lane – Stanley, NC

Project Description This dead-end, private road received a much-needed resurfacing in this direct overlay project. This high-volume road services a quarry, asphalt plant, solid waste disposal, and concrete plant in Charlotte, North Carolina. FORTA-FI reinforcement fibers were easy to use and expert on-site specialists were able to keep plant impact to a minimum. Key Points […]

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Cross Street Trial – New Braunfels, TX

Project Description In 2017, four-block Control vs. Fiber 2.0 in mill and overlay was constructed in the City of New Braunfels, TX to evaluate the performance of FORTA-FI. Update After 3 years in service, a post-construction performance evaluation was performed. FORTA-FI reinforced asphalt significantly outperformed the control sections and reduced reflective cracking by over 50%. […]

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NCAT Off Ramp Trial Project – Opelika, AL

Project Description This Dense Grade HMA Direct Overlay project used FORTA-FI specified fibers to reinforce a new trial section at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT). This section of FORTAfied® asphalt is located where the truck exits NCATs test track. Monitoring and evaluation will be performed by NCAT moving forward. Key Points Reduce Cracking […]

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Rock Creek Parkway – Washington D.C.

Project Description The Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) specified FORTA-FI asphalt fiber reinforcement in the reconstruction of Beach Drive, a scenic byway turned commuter route through Rock Creek National Park, Washington D.C. In order to preserve the historical landscape and ecological resources, crews worked with the existing road’s footprint to complete the 2” mill […]

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Fairview Canyon, Fairview , WA

Project Description The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) used FORTA-FI to reinforce 8.67 miles of highway on SR-31 to Junction SR-264 in Fairview Canyon, UT. This road used 14,117 lb of fiber and was laid at a thickness of 1.5”. Before the rehab, the pavement was experiencing many distresses including cracking, sub-grade soft spots, raveling, […]

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Valley Mall Blvd – Union Gap, WA

Project Description The City of Union Gap, WA used FORTA-FI to resurface Valley Mall Blvd, a 4-lane road. Originally the city planned on using paving fabric to reinforce the road, but FORTA-FI was substituted after the project was awarded. This 3.6” mill and fill and overlay project used 11,000 lb of fiber that was added […]

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Penridge Drive – Centerville, OH

Project Description The City of Centerville, OH chose FORTA-FI to extend the life of their pavement and gain a better return on their investment when paving multiple subdivision streets. On Penridge Dr., 18,000 lb of FORTA-FI was used in a 1 ½” thick overlay. A FORTA representative contacted the city engineer to explain the difference […]

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Poland Township – Mahoning County, OH

Project Description FORTA-FI was used to reinforce the asphalt on 1.3 miles of local and highway roads in Poland Township, OH.  Originally a competitor was listed in the specs with no alternatives allowed, but the territory sales rep reached out to Mahoning County engineers and was able to prove that FORTA-FI is a superior product […]

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