How Preventive Asphalt Road Maintenance Saves Money
Category: Blog Articles By: Chris Evers
Why PM is so often neglected with asphalt pavement Our roadway network serves as the circulatory system for our society and the lifeblood of our economy. During the Great Recession, many local agencies were forced to defer infrastructure related spending. Asphalt paving in many states dropped by over 40 percent between 2006 and 2012. This […]
Pavement Maintenance and Preservation – What to Know
Category: Blog Articles By: Zack Helm
As winter comes upon us, we will start to see our local road crews out – patching pot holes and trying to keep our streets in drivable condition while the salt, de-icing agents, and ongoing freeze-thaw cycle does a number on our roads. To most of us, this is just routine pavement maintenance and preservation. But caring for roads takes many […]
How Asphalt Pavement Preservation and Rejuvenation Saves Money
Category: Blog Articles By: Ken Holton, P.E.
If pavement preservation and maintenance is your responsibility, ponder for a moment: What is my goal in managing the pavement asset I am responsible for? Am I merely attempting to prolong (at any cost) the time interval between resurfacing cycles? Am I attempting to satisfy a political agenda? Am I being pressured to implement maintenance […]
FL APWA Explore the Effect of COVID-19 on Public Works
Category: Blog Articles, Evers' Corners By: Chris Evers
Wondering what effect COVID-19 is having on public works? Check out this article authored by PTI technical representative Chris Evers.
Asphalt Surface Treatment Methods to Extend Pavement Life
Category: Blog Articles By: David Helm
If your community has spent a fortune over the years rehabilitating roads, you understand the work involved in creating and bringing road improvement projects to completion. Much of the heavy lifting is done in planning, from finding the funding to specifying a project’s parameters. Then, finally, the new ribbon of asphalt is installed and construction is completed! Our […]
Engineering News-Record on Smog-Eating Roads
Category: Blog Articles By: Michael Durante
PTI is on the forefront of photocatalytic road technology, and Engineering News-Record has taken notice. Read all about it here.