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Roadways in a rut

Higher air temperatures cause roadway surfaces to deteriorate more rapidly. Now research suggests that adapting design and material selection procedures to use future climate information can dramatically decrease the damage and ensuing repair cost.

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Daniel, J. Roadways in a rut. Nature Clim Change 7, 694–695 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3396

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