Busch Road – Fairview Township, PA

Project Description Fairview Township officials utilized FORTA’s Pave-Aid™ in this 100% RAP asphalt mix used on Busch Rd. Pave-Aid fibers allow transportation officials to resurface low-volume roadways while reducing rutting and maintenance costs. This innovative fiber also helps to control thermal, reflective, and fatigue cracking. Using the FORTA Voyager allowed the fiber to be mixed […]

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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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French Creek Road – LeBoeuf Township, PA

Project Description Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) chose to use Pave-Aid, a polyamide FORTA fiber blend, to reinforce a 100% Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) road in Leboeuf Township, Erie County. Pave-Aid was added to the cold mix asphalt using the FORTA Voyager Fiber Feeder and a direct overlay was applied to French Creek Road. PennDOT […]

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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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