Sunday | February 18, 2018

About Author

John Ball

John Ball is the proprietor of Top Quality Paving and Training, Manchester, New Hampshire. He provides personal, on-site paving consulting services around the United States and into Canada. For more information, contact him at (603) 493-1458 or tqpaving@yahoo.com.

Match Up Smartly

How much material you place on a commercial job usually depends on what...

How to Pave Around a Manhole

  When performing residential paving or paving on city streets, you’re guaranteed to...

Keep the Level Out of the Way

Whether paving or milling, your straight edge is a vital tool for double-checking...

How to Build a Notch-Wedge Joint

The key to proper joint construction is in the compaction. You know you’ll...

How to Prevent a Pocked Mat

When the paving crew discovers divots in the mat immediately behind the paver,...

Revamp Concrete Truck for Asphalt Medians, Finish Work

When the paving crew takes a haul truck into a congested city work...

Measure Auger Height for Matching

To get the head of material right, the paver operator will set the...

Plan Material Dumping

Strategically placing signs makes for easier material moves, less chance for mistakes Even...

Build Front of Hopper to Make Cleaning Easier

We can’t spritz release agent on everything. While the push rollers can get...

How to Mill for Profit

It’s not just more tons, it’s more efficiency that enhances the project manager’s...

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