Thursday | November 23, 2017

asphalt contractor Archive

John Arambul knew when he started putting the airport paving plan together with survey elevations for the job that they were facing a project full of curves and radiuses.

Crestline Construction Controls Tight Tolerances

By Larry Trojak When it comes to airport paving projects, accuracy in grade...
Blackstone Construction’s new plant includes the extended Double Barrel, pictured here in the foreground, to allow increased RAP percentages in mix production. All photos courtesy Astec Industries, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Caption for image saved as RAP RAS Feeds

Blackstone Construction Recycles School Assets

In 2016, the Russellville School District in Arkansas awarded a large contract to...

Complex I-4 Success Uses RAP, Asphalt

From Schwartz Media Strategies SGL Constructors has opened the Grand National Drive segment...
Sunrock’s Bryan Pfohl said the team works hard to exceed customer expectations.

Carolina Sunrock’s Excellence Shines with Latest Commendation

Since 2003, Carolina Sunrock LLC, a family-owned construction and materials supplier and highway...
The four-phase project included removal and replacement of the entire eastern taxiway at Sacramento International Airport.

Granite Construction Models Success with Intelligent Compaction

Granite Construction prepares for the new norm, hitting 100 percent bonus along the...
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...
Martin Marietta’s project on College Avenue in Fort Collins, Colo., won this year’s Urban Highway Resurfacing Award from the Colorado Asphalt Paving Association. You can see the finished project here at the Horsetooth Intersection.

Martin Marietta Coordinates for Success on College Avenue Project in Fort Collins

Most jobs require a certain level of coordination—among crewmembers, with the plant, with...
Officials want a total replacement of the runway, taxiways and apron at the South Caicos International Airport. Here the crew puts the finishing touches on the mat with good compaction practices.

Herzog Caribbean Gives Paradise an Asphalt Upgrade

    By Larry Trojak Under normal circumstances, asphalt production is a reliable,...

The Great Race for a Perfect Asphalt Racing Mix

Every racing fan knows that to win, a driver needs a good pit...
Northeast Asphalt crews had to pulverize and relay the base for STH 26 to DOT specs, then place a test section with high recycle content. A year later, the IRI numbers are good enough to garner a Sheldon G. Hayes award.

Northeast Asphalt Inc. Takes Big Win

  From NAPA The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced Feb. 1 that...

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