Asphalt Green Alleys
City Planners and Engineers are working together to find a solution to stormwater runoff and the pollution it is creating in our water. Stormwater runoff is the number one cause of stream degradation in urban areas. The need for a solution is nothing new. Since the 1960’s the EPA has been working on different possibleRead more.
Recruiting Generation Z to Construction
It’s time for the next generation to start entering the workforce. People born after 1996 are considered Generation Z, and there are more than 65 million of them. One of the biggest challenges construction companies have is recruiting this generation to the construction industry. If you are a part of the 78% of construction firmsRead more.
The Cost-Benefit of Rout-and-Seal Repairs
A recent study by Minnesota researchers was conducted to see if there was, in fact, a cost-benefit to perform rout-and-seal repairs versus clean-and-seal repairs. The study was conducted over two years and the goal was to see which repair method offered the best value over time. The benefits to rout-and-seal repairs proved to be slightly more cost-efficient than clean-and-seal.Read more.
The Porous Paving Movement
Many cities are looking for new ways to help mitigate flooding and soil subsidence, and the answer is porous roads. Recently in New Orleans, the City Council has decided that all new commercial parking surfaces must be porous. All new roads in the city are required to have pervious paving, which lets rainwater flow throughRead more.
How To Choose A Pavement Preservation Technique
Preservation of your pavement is extremely important. Pavement preservation can be described as a proactive approach to protecting and maintaining existing pavements. There are many different techniques that can be used to preserve the pavement these days, however, which technique is right for you can vary. When most people think of preservation techniques, treatments such asRead more.
Ensuring Compliance with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission
In March 2018, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) began collecting workforce data from employers with more than 100 employees (lower thresholds apply to federal contractors). Employers meeting the reporting thresholds have a legal obligation to provide the data; it is not voluntary. The EEOC enforces Federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. A recent article fromRead more.
Make Sure Your Parking Lot is ADA Compliant
As a property manager or a property owner it is critical that you understand the basics of ADA guidelines. As a property owner or manager, if the ADA requirements aren’t met on your property, you could be held responsible in a lawsuit. Knowing what the basics are is important, but what’s more important is havingRead more.
Safety Tips For Asphalt Paving
Every year there are thousands of injuries to construction crews. The majority of accidents involve the operator, but over HALF involve people on the ground. This includes spotters, shovel hands, sidewalk superintendents, and ever passer-bys. Thousands of injuries and triple-digit fatalites on the job site are something we never want to have to think about,Read more.
Spring Newsletter 2018
As we all charge into the busiest time of the year for our individual businesses, we are also starting to really ramp up activity on the growth front for The Pavement Network. So far, in the first quarter of 2018, we have redesigned our website to refresh the look and user experience, maximize the mediumRead more.
Grinder For Sale
2006 Bomag MP 1300 Cold Milling Machine Asking $60,000 Equipment Hours: 6327 Fully Operational 2006 Bomag MP1300 Grinder. Completely serviced and ready to work. This grinder has had injectors replaced and complete diagnostics and tune done in January 2017. It has also had the drum replaced with new bearings and seals as well asRead more.