Wednesday | January 17, 2018

asphalt contractor Archive

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...
The RX-900ex is staged for its next cut.

Egypt Recycles In Place with Roadtec

From Roadtec In the summer of 2016, a contractor in Egypt took delivery...
Blackrock Milling cut 19 miles of six lanes, plus 10-foot shoulders inside and outside, plus ramps for the I-75 project.

Blackrock Milling LLC Mills Mega Tons at Night

In spring of 2016, Blackrock Milling LLC of Tampa, put two of its...
The $46.1 million TDOT project included widening I-65, seen from bottom left to top right in this photo, and constructing a new interchange and widening State Route 248.

LoJac Enterprises Commits to Quality, Overcomes the Unexpected

Wrapping your head around the recently completed I-65/Goose Creek Bypass project in Franklin,...
Spring Mountain Motor Resort offers country club amenities, as well as motor sport amenities including 10 miles of road course racetrack.

Wulfenstein Construction Company Paves An Oasis in the Desert

It was 1972 when Ray Wulfenstein moved his family from Las Vegas to...
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Guide Dump Trucks with Light

If the haul truck driver doesn’t know exactly what he’s doing, he might...
This year, Mid-Ohio Paving is making 50,000 tons of hot mix, putting down 35,000 on its own, and completing large-scale commercial and industrial jobs and small town municipal paving projects.

Mid-Ohio Paving Grows its Hot Mix Goals

When Jim Nichols first purchased a parallel flow asphalt plant in 2008, he...
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...
Pneumatic-tire rollers are used on the NCAT Test Track to achieve proper compaction and in-place density. Photo courtesy Christine Hall, NCAT, Auburn, Ala.

Use Good Compaction to Extend Pavement Service Life

By Courtney Jones and Nam Tran As stated by R. Bruce Noel at...
Norris Asphalt Paving Co. of Ottumwa, Iowa, and the Iowa Department of Transportation were named the winner of the 2015 Sheldon G. Hayes Award. Norris Asphalt Paving won for its work on U.S. 34 in Montgomery and Adams counties in Iowa.

How to Pave Highways on Hills

Norris Asphalt Paving Co shares how it won the top industry award with...

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