Elastiko ECR projects and demonstrations are heating up this summer! Check out our video (below) showing the ElastikoR Engineered Crumb Rubber Feeding Process (ECR) for a highway paving project in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This project will further verify the performance of dry process crumb rubber modified asphalt in cold climates. Stay tuned […]
Researchers at Michigan Tech are working with the Upper Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and the Dickinson County Road Commission to test a new type of asphalt. Zhanping You, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Michigan Tech helped to secure a $650,000 grant which was partially funded by the Michigan […]
Asphalt Plus LLC has been extremely busy supplying existing projects and setting up demonstrations for Elastiko ECR all over the US. In the next 4 weeks alone, we will conduct 3 major trials for 3 different States! And, we have several more schedule for later this summer, so stay tuned!
To learn how Elastiko […]
Over the past decade, researchers in the U.S. have tried to develop an approach that will allow the introduction of dry process rubberized asphalt pavement in a way that is both cost-effective and free of the engineering challenges that have limited the use of crumb rubber modifiers (CRM) in the past.
CRM has proven […]
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) released a five-year budget proposal that allows Congress to enact nearly $90 billion in new highway user taxes just to keep the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) solvent through 2024.
Dry Process Project
Consideration of the budget in committee is slated to begin by March 27. Movement of the […]
Asphalt Plus invites you to stop by booth 1 at the 2019 Oklahoma Asphalt Pavement Conference in Norman, OK on February 24th-26th to learn how Elastiko® can help reduce costs on your next project.
Elastiko® Provides comparable performance to terminal blended GTR & polymer modification;
*Provides better compaction & density;
*Eliminates the need for special, onsite […]
RoadResource.org features different calculators that help asset managers figure out how to optimize their network and cost of road maintenance. Each calculator helps managers to apply smart strategies that can stretch their resources further.
Which Treatment is Best for Road Maintenance:
The Pavement Criteria tool is designed to explore cost-effective solutions to pavement at varying […]
Federal transportation grants that were announced Tuesday will help widen roads in Kentucky, Louisiana and Montana, fix Metro station platforms in the Washington suburbs, restore masonry arches on the Brooklyn Bridge, and build bus-washing facilities in New Mexico and Iowa.
The federal funds will also link cars electronically to hundreds of miles of roadways in Colorado […]
Voters in 31 states Nov. 6 once again showed their support for transportation initiatives investments, approving 272, or 79%, of 346 state and local ballot measures. In total, the approved initiatives are expected to generate over $30 billion in one-time and recurring revenue, according to the analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders […]
Keeping the wheel steady on America’s roads and highways has become increasingly challenging as drivers encounter potholes and pavement deterioration. One-third of the nation’s major urban roadways – highways and major streets that are the main routes for commuters and commerce – are in poor condition. These critical links in the nation’s transportation system […]