Wednesday | January 17, 2018

Project Management Archive

Both layers of the Laurenco modified bitumen sheet waterproofing have been installed here. Western workers apply a third and final coat of adhesive before placing the 1/8-inch asphalt protection board on top of the adhesive.

Western Specialty Uses Asphalt for Waterproof Roof

From Jennifer Beidle Communications Historic Gateway Arch gets complete museum roof restoration, waterproofing...
“Full depth blacktop included 8 inches of base course done in two lifts using 16,200 tons of P-401 HMA, and 4 compacted inches of surface course done in two lifts of 2 inches each,” according to Union Paving Foreman Jim Stayer.

Union Concrete and Construction Gives Buffalo Airport a Lift

By Gini McKain The Buffalo Niagara International Airport for the City of Buffalo,...
In 2015, the SUNY Sullivan Athletic Department received a $1 million private donation, which they used to turn the outdated tennis courts into basketball courts.

How to Pave a Sport Court: Practice Really Does Make Perfect

Efficiency. Dedication. Precision. These are traits every top-notch athlete must have. They’re also...

Add Consulting to Your Project Management

By Jon Young Property and facility/site managers are faced with the dilemma of...
A Wirtgen 3800 CR recycled 3 inches of asphalt down to the underlying concrete slabs. Then the SprayJet paver placed the foam-recycled pavement on top of the bond-coated slabs.

Asphalt Pavement Systems Inc. Manages Multiple Paving Techniques in a Day

In-place recycled foamed asphalt—placed with a SprayJet paver in one pass and topped...
IIPL USA used the Falcon hotbox’s 30-gallon heated and insulated tack tank with spray system to apply tack to potholes along the interstate. Before getting its Falcon machine, IIPL dealt with trying to keep their asphalt warm at night for late operations and applying tack cleanly.

IIPL USA Solves Problems on Highway Project

By Alexis Brumm Becoming responsible for the maintenance of a stretch of highway...
Plant Manager Chris Jennings shared that they use a single Komatsu loader to feed the system for the two plants, which also lowers their cost to produce. Decisions are focused on keeping costs down for production and the customer. “American Asphalt Company is committed to making the customer service experience its number one priority.”

American Asphalt Serves Two Plants with One Footprint

American Asphalt Co., headquartered in West Collingswood Heights, New Jersey, runs two plants...
To keep equipment safe and out of the way, Brahney tries to park equipment close together on the lot. All photos courtesy of Steve Brahney.

How to Stage Paving Equipment for Multi-Day Commercial Projects

Here’s what you should have on hand and where it needs to be...

Best Practices for Asphalt Overlays and Thin Lifts

When it comes to minor surface distress, sometimes the best option is to...
Spray injection patching cleans, tacks, fills and compacts in one continuous operation. The process requires a one- or two-person crew, can be used in cool or damp conditions, and doesn’t require a roller. Photo courtesy of Crafco Inc.

How to Patch for Future Pavement Preservation

Patching is an important process in any pavement maintenance program. We have the...

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