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Concrete Credentials, a new podcast hosted by NRMCA Executive Vice President Gregg Lewis, AIA, LEED AP

Concrete Credentials: Why We Pave With Concrete

All aspects of pavement engineering, including the applications and use of ready-mixed concrete for streets, local roads and parking areas, including conventional concrete, concrete overlays, roller compacted concrete, and pervious concrete....

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Pervious concrete used in agricultural structure

Pervious Gravel Paving Part of Award-Winning Agricultural Design

The agricultural equipment storage structure is completely self-sufficient. Innovative materials were used โ€“ โ€œincluding ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—น ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด for all open vehicle storage bays and livestock pens, maximizing the amount of rainwater that is filtered back through the the soil... ...

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Improved section of HWY 99 features new sidewalk made with pervious concrete that allows rain to drain through the pavement

Group celebrates completion of Highway 99 sidewalk section

A community group has been advocating to improve their little stretch of Highway 99 by adding safe sidewalks and bike lanes. They celebrated when their section was completed. The new sidewalks are made with pervious concrete that allows rain to drain through the pavement....

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Urban Heat Islands: UHI

Urban Heat Islands: UHI. We know the definition.

Urban Heat Islands: UHI is when a city experiences much warmer temperatures than nearby rural areas. We know the cause is the different surfaces in each environment and how much heat they absorb and hold. One might assume that concrete is the cause. In fact, it can be a solution....

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