Asphalt Paving

Figure 1. Crack Sealing Application
Figure 1. Crack sealing application
Surface cracking in asphalt concrete is a major failure mechanism that develops over the pavement service life. In general, surface cracks are…
August 12, 2019
KOLD-FLO Gilsonite Modified Cold Applied Pourable Crack Filler is formulated with special polymers and additives to seal out water, protect, and…
July 30, 2019
Truck-mounted spray patchers can be operated by just one worker, helping municipalities save on labor costs.
Truck-mounted spray patchers can be operated by just one worker, helping municipalities save on labor costs.
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For many cities plagued by potholes, it may seem like the repairs never end—and that’s because for many cities using traditional “throw-and-go”…
July 15, 2019
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
The paving industry routinely uses a variety of materials to produce and modify asphalt and seal coat binders. While many state DOTs adopted the…
July 03, 2019
For many years, two local oil refineries in Hawaii supplied asphalt binder to the paving industry.  After one of the refineries (Chevron) stopped…
June 27, 2019
The Illinois Tollway maintains and operates 294 miles of roadway on five tollways across 12 counties in Northern Illinois and serves more than 1.6…
May 20, 2019
Growing up in Del Rio, Texas, Gustavo Villarreal did not dream of owning a construction business one day. He simply knew he wanted more from his…
May 02, 2019
At 8:29 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, the earth started rocking and shaking in Anchorage, Alaska. At the Alaska Department of Transportation and…
March 04, 2019
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