Dutch researchers design highways that heal themselves

May 1st, 2013 / By: / Advanced Textiles, Geosynthetics, Industry News, Projects, Technical

Researchers at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in The Netherlands are paving the way to longer-lived roads with a special type of asphalt containing long steel fibers. Zoab, a highly porous asphalt concrete used commonly in The Netherlands, is used because water can drain through openings in the pavement. The problem is that […]

 

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