Apr 25, 2019
Paving contractors can’t afford to assume everything will go right on every job. Here are a few common tasks that slip through the cracks.
Sep 23, 2017
When Phil Foley moved from Maine to Buda, Texas, 1.5 years ago to work for Austin Materials and Industrial Asphalt and Aggregates as their VP of operations, he already knew a thing or two about spray paving. In fact, he’d even worked with a 1986 Midland spray paver, “one of the original spray pavers.” Spray […]
Apr 27, 2017
Asphalt emulsion bond coats glue layers of pavement together, give pavements durability by helping them resist shear forces. Here we’ll talk about why you need to tack before paving. By Tom Kuennen Asphalt emulsion bond coats stop delamination and movement of conventional or thin asphalt overlays when they are placed over bituminous, Portland cement concrete […]
Jul 26, 2016
Problem: State and local agencies have been dealing with limited budgets for such a long time that some pavements in their jurisdictions have passed the point where a pothole patching or crack filling crew will adequately solve the distresses. Solution: Asphalt professionals can help agencies decide when a thin asphalt overlay is the right tool […]