LTU pavement technology expert, Nishantha Bandara, quoted in Channel 7 Report
February 23, 2022
Dr. Nishantha Bandara is with the Lawrence Tech Transportation Institute, studying the nation’s troubled infrastructure and solutions.
The civil engineer previously worked for MDOT, where he says they started building roads using a “drainable base," giving water a place to go.
“Water goes through the cracks of the spaces between the surface, and then it quickly moves to the underdrain so it doesn’t stay just below the surface of the road," said Dr. Bandara.