Ford Motor Co. wants to prevent motorists from getting in a rut so it’s assisting researchers who are probing the durability of roadways paved with rubber-infused asphalt. Spearheaded by Matthew Witczak, an Arizona State University professor and leading expert on high-performance paving systems, the Asphalt Rubber Demonstration Study will collect data on the robustness of various paving mix recipes. Central to the study will be the performance of a 20-mile (32-km) stretch of blacktop in ...

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