Food vs. Fuel

Ethanol is a great fuel product that reduces greenhouse gases and preserves our fossil fuels. The dilemma that comes with creating ethanol is if it’s worth the problems that come with producing it. Ethanol is produced by processing feedstocks like corn and sugar cane. This sounds great because ethanol would create more jobs for farmers […]

Sustainable Pavements Program

To extend the lifespan of pavements and highways, there are several sustainable pavement programs that have been adopted in different parts of the world. These programs contribute to the sustainability and optimization of pavement serviceability. Sustainable pavement programs also help to reduce costs in the long run. While sustainable pavement programs have a lot of […]

Main Strategies for Highway Planning

When designing a highway there are several factors to consider, the main ones being geometric alignment, material choices, and structural design. Geometric Alignment Naturally, one of the most important things to consider when designing a highway is its physical geometry and proportions. To determine the physical layout that a highway will have to have engineers […]