Sunday | July 23, 2017

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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,...
Earnest R. Beckner, Jr., poses at an airfield sealing project. His company, U.S. Asphalt Maintenance LLC, based out of Richmond, Virginia, is a member of the National Veteran Owned Business Association and a licensed Class “A” Virginia Highway Heavy Contractor. Check them out at www.usasphaltmaintenance.com. All photos courtesy U.S. Asphalt Maintenance.

U.S. Asphalt Seals the Southeast

What started in the ’80s as a father and son sealing team has...
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...
Perth was the fastest-growing city in Australia. Jackson Asphalt has completed over 11,500 asphalt projects.

Here’s How the Aussies Build a Parking Lot

By Sam Wade Jackson Asphalt, Maddington, Australia, completes hundreds of car parks a...
Just as with paving at standard widths, paving at wide widths is as much about proper planning as it is paving at the right speed. All photos courtesy Carlson Paving Products, Tacoma, Washington.

Control Higher Mat Quality with a Focus on Paving Basics

By Travis Colwell Just as the fundamentals are imperative to having a solid...
Trucks pull under the batch tower for loadout at the Highway Materials Inc. (HMI) Plymouth Meeting asphalt plant. HMI reached out to Libra Systems Co. Inc. about four years ago to have the Generation3 loadout control installed for the batch tower. Photo courtesy Jeff Meeker of Meeker Equipment.

Highway Materials Inc. Shares Total Control Shift

When its plant at Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, had reached the ripe old age...
Sealants should be selected based on pavement condition, climate, pavement movement, service life needed and sealant properties, according to Julian.

How to Crack Seal Right, Step By Step

In part one of our three-part series, The Ultimate Paving Maintenance Guide, we...
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...

SmartWorkzones Makes Work Zones Safer

Transporting material to and from the work zone isn’t our only transportation-related concern....
One of CE Hughes' milling machines

C.E. Hughes Milling Inc. Mills Indiana

When Caroline Hughes was in grade school, she spent an entire summer sorting...

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