More stories about Asphalt

  • Asphalt vs. concrete in trails and sidewalks

    Question: I am in the process of installing a wide sidewalk at our county nursing home. I would like something that’s durable and gives the best ride to the residents.

  • Limestone sand/aggregate may not be your best paving choice

    In my area we call it limestone aggregate, and I’m sure it has other titles in other areas. No matter what you call it, it is addressed by Surfaces 302.1 General in the 2010 ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), which states that floor and ground surfaces shall be stable, firm, and slip-resistant.

  • EHC, Inc. breaks ground on five new projects in the first quarter of 2014

    EHC, Inc., a construction company that provides pre-construction, earthwork and infrastructure services, is proud to announce breaking ground on five new projects in the first quarter of 2014 which totals nine active projects throughout Southwest Florida.

  • Portable pavement reclamation attachment

    Attach this to a backhoe loader to pulverize, reclaim, and reuse pavement for pothole patching, backfill, and other full-depth reclamation applications.

  • Suburb self performs RCC

    An Illinois public works department saves money with roller-compacted concrete. The material achieves high strength more quickly than conventional concrete pavement mixes.

  • Updated asphalt paving system

    P-32's control system improves paving speed and quality.

  • Slurry sealer, microsurfacer

    M310 ties together all aggregate, asphalt emulsion, water, additive, and fines material ratios.

  • FHWA: asphalt recycling up 22%

    Public works departments and contractors are using more reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) than is collected.

  • Trendsetter: Chris Finberg

    Chris Finberg developed a process of treating asphalt with a hydrophobic sand mixture to avert water intrusion.

  • And the winner is … warm-mix asphalt

    Introduced to the U.S. less than 10 years ago, warm-mix asphalt represents one-quarter of total mix tonnage. The National Asphalt Pavement Association just received an international award for its role in the material’s acceptance.