Friday | October 20, 2017

Project Management Archive

The Boxley crew had a number of triangles and changing widths to pave on this segmented project, but they communicated well and worked together the way a veteran crew should.

Plan Water Flow Before Paving

Whether you’re constructing a new route for the state or building a new...
The paver operator will be the eyes of the operation. He is the person situated at the highest point where he can see all the pieces in motion.

Train Paving Laborers to be the Best Superintendent Ever

When training the workers on your crew, watch the way they learn. The...
The C.W. Matthews team placed the first OGI (open graded interlayer) for the Georgia Department of Transportation on State Route 74 for its QIC award-winning project. Photo courtesy C.W. Matthews.

Manage for a Win

By AsphaltPro Staff Ever wonder how those fancy companies win awards for their...

How to Build a Notch-Wedge Joint

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

Manage Your Bridge Resurface Project

It’s a fact that many bridges in America have outlived their intended service...

Estimate Smooth Planning

The planning and design phases are two of the most vital building blocks...

How to Mill for Profit

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

Plan Ahead: Where’s That Recycle Gonna Go?

When the most costly product in an asphalt mix is one that can...

Lay Out Project Plans Like a Windrow of Material

I had the opportunity to work with Border States Paving, Inc., of Fargo,...
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Shelly Company Puts Central Software in the Mix

The Shelly Company, a division of Oldcastle Materials, operates more than 40 asphalt...

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