[OnDemand Webinar] Geotechnical Investigations: A Key Resource for Successful Parking Lot Projects

Pavement Consulting

Did you know that a properly implemented geotechnical investigation can enhance the design, construction and performance of your parking lot project? Inadequate investigations can reduce the service life, which can be costly to repair. Our very own Principal Engineer, Dan Wegman, discusses elements of successful parking lot projects and how to conduct a proper geotechnical investigation. In addition, we’ll cover parking lot basics, subgrade characterizations, stormwater drainage and much more.  Meet the Speaker Dan Wegman, PE Principal Engineer As a Principal Engineer, Dan is responsible for setting up project work scopes and consulting on all types of transportation and pavement...

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The Benefits of Asphalt Recycling and Reclamation

Asphalt Recycling

Due to the growing demand for rehabilitating existing roadways, decreasing budgetary funds, and increasing environmental concerns there has been a dramatic growth in asphalt recycling and reclaiming. Recycling of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) is the process of recovering aged asphalt and wrapping it around reclaimed asphalt aggregates. RAP can also be incorporated into energy-saving warm-mix asphalt (WMA) technologies. These technologies allow asphalt pavements to be produced at lower temperatures, meaning reduced energy demands and lower emissions during production and paving. WMA additives also serve in a compaction aid capacity allowing for improved densities to be achieved. Aging and hardening of...

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Better Management of Pavements Can Stretch Maintenance and Rehabilitation Dollars

Pavement Consulting

Today’s market requires pavement owners to prolong the life and serviceability of their pavements. Funding for the maintenance and rehabilitation of pavements is often limited, forcing owners to be smart about how they manage their pavements. Below are recommended practices that can lead to success. 1. Be proactive, not reactive. Maintaining roads in good condition can easily be achieved through timely, preventive maintenance treatments that are applied early in a pavement’s life. Preventive maintenance treatments are not only inexpensive to perform, but they help when it comes to sealing cracks and preventing the influx of water. Waiting until the pavement...

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