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Trans-Brasilian highway uses modified asphalt binder

Rodovia Transbrasiliana BR153Rodovia Transbrasiliana (Transbrazilian Highway, officially designated BR-153) is a federal highway crossing Brazil in a north-south direction, starting in Marabá, state of Pará and ending in Aceguá, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The highway, highly variable in quality and traffic, cuts through the nine states. In the state of Goias, an 80-km section in was paved in 2007 by contractor Egesa, using a CBUQ Faixa C mix modified with Elvaloy® RET. In 2002, Via Engenharia had repaved a 51-km section of BR-153 using Elvaloy®.

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RET vs SBS
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Polymer modified binder made with Elvaloy® RET is often compared to SBS-modified asphalt, showing longer-lasting performance for the RET-modified binder. » Compare RET and SBS