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US DOT $1 Billion in Emergency Relief Repairs

32 states will receive emergency relief funds to repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other events.

“The Administration is helping states and territories repair and rebuild their infrastructure in the wake of last year’s hurricanes and other disasters across the country,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

$263.7 million or more than a fourth […]

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Video: Why Asphalt Is The Way To Go

Watch Video On Why Asphalt Is The Way To Go

Video credit to: http://www.paiky.org/videos/ 
Videos on Asphalt Plus  Solution to durable roads using engineered crumb rubber asphalt.
WATCH VIDEOS on Asphalt Plus LLC use of RUBBERIZED ASPHALT below.

 

Trial One

Trial Two

Trial Three

The Rubber helps with:

Rutting resistance
Cracking resistance
Long road life cycle
Skid resistance
Durability in roads
Reduces sound
Serves as […]

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5 Issues Facing The Asphalt Industry

5 Issues Facing The Asphalt Industry
Four asphalt industry experts discussed the drivers and limitations that are facing our industry at the National Asphalt Pavement Association annual meeting in San Diego, February 12th.

The discussion focused on the five key areas where the industry is facing challenges and opportunities. 
1. Labor

 There is a shortage of skilled workers in […]

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U.S. Infrastructure Gets a D+ Rating

D+ Grade For U.S. Infrastructure
This year in Las Vegas, the aggregate and construction industries gathered for the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Associations annual convention to evaluate the U.S. infrastructure. (See the graphic to the right)

There were sixteen different categories that were graded in the report.(A few listed below.)

The railways earned a B, […]

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Outline of America’s New Infrastructure Bill

Outline of America’s New Infrastructure Bill
According to a six-page document circulated Jan. 22., the Trump administration will place a major emphasis for the New Infrastructure Bill encouraging state, local, and private infrastructure investment.

The outline:

50 percent will be allocated to an “Infrastructure Incentives Initiative” to encourage state, local, and private investment in infrastructure improvements.

25 […]

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I-39 Rubberized Asphalt Project

I-39 Rubberized Asphalt Project
Asphalt Plus, LLC conducted another successful rubberized asphalt project on I-39 in Beloit, WI using the Dry Process and chemically engineered rubberized asphalt. We recorded the process to show just how the Dry Process of Rubberized Asphalt is just as simple as it comes. In the video below, we demonstrate the […]

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Truck Drivers 10 Most Dangerous Roads to Navigate

On average there about 36% more vehicles on the road during the holiday season
There are around 3.5 million truckers on the road at a given time
Increased traffic during the holidays is comprised of 23% passenger cars, 10% delivery fleets and 3% public transport
More than half the truck accidents were found […]

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World’s 10 Most Dangerous Roads

Video Credit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdoAFK3FD1Y
Asphalt Plus  Improving Durability of Roads.
Click links below to view Asphalt Plus Engineered Crumb Rubber Technology improving roads:

Trial One

Trial Two

Trial Three

The Rubber helps with:

Rutting resistance
Cracking resistance
Long road life cycle
Skid resistance
Durability in roads
Reduces sound
Serves as a way to recycle tires
Reduces cost
Less road maintenance

For more technical […]

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Paving Asphalt: 5 Common Mistakes

5 Common Mistakes In Asphalt Paving
Paving asphalt is a tricky job that is driven on precision and the right mix designs. Having a strong understanding and a well educated crew will help you eliminate some mistakes but mistakes are something that can tend to be unavoidable. The best thing is to learn from mistakes, constantly […]

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Things To Consider If You Pave In The Cold

Too Cold To Pave?

With all the factors that go into laying a quality asphalt, the outside temperature is one of the more important. With the colder the weather, the less time you will have to compact the mix since it will cool more quickly. If you have to pave in the cold months, there are […]

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