Chase Corporation Bridge & Highway

The Ultimate Guide to Understand Expansion Joints Types

Posted by Randall Turner on Apr 8, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Expansion joints are primarily designed to facilitate the movement in structures caused by temperature induced expansion and contraction.  They also…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Expansion Joints, CEVA Systems

Elements of a Job Mix Formula

Posted by David Fricke on Mar 4, 2019 8:43:00 AM

One of the critical elements in a successful paving project is the asphalt mix design. Another term for mix design is the “job mix formula” or “JMF”.…

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Topics: Rosphalt, Asphalt Mix Temperature, Job Mix Formula

The Importance of Temperature Monitoring in Asphalt Paving

Posted by Brock Peterson on Dec 17, 2018 12:30:00 PM

It is well known in the asphalt-paving industry that the correct temperature of a finished asphalt mixture is vital to achieving a high-quality,…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Rosphalt, Asphalt Additive Mix, Asphalt Mix Temperature

Onsite Safety: Be Aware of Your Surroundings

Posted by Brock Peterson on Jul 17, 2018 10:07:58 AM

Oftentimes when people think of road construction safety, they think of hard hats, reflective vests, cones, barrels and concrete barricades. While all…

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Topics: Safety, Construction safety

The Importance of Expansion Joints on Concrete Bridge Decks

Posted by Brock Peterson on Jun 12, 2018 9:43:24 AM

Expansion joints are vital to the life of a bridge itself and must be correctly installed and maintained in order to function properly. The two major…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Expansion Joints

Drum vs. Batch Plant: Learn the Differences That Will Make Your Asphalt Mix Just Right

Posted by Brock Peterson on May 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Often, preparing an asphalt mixture is compared to baking a cake. A contractor needs to make sure he/she has an accurate recipe and proper ingredients…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Asphalt Additive Mix

How A Properly Applied Tack Coat Can Extend The Life Of Your Project

Posted by Brock Peterson on Mar 23, 2018 11:10:00 AM

Tack Coat: The Bond That Promotes Optimal Performance

 A vital but often overlooked part of an asphalt pavement is the bond strength between the layers…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Rosphalt, Tack Coat

Waterproofing Membranes: Protecting Vital Components of the Nation’s Bridges

Posted by Brock Peterson on Feb 5, 2018 11:30:00 AM

When looking at our nation’s infrastructure, it is not difficult to see there are many bridges in desperate need of rehabilitation. According to the…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Royston, Infraestructure

How Rosphalt Products Helped The Tappan Zee Bridge Construction

Posted by David Fricke on Jan 10, 2018 1:07:58 PM

 

When completed in 2018, the new twin span Tappan Zee (re-named the Governor Mario M. Cuomo) Bridge will have cost $3.9 billion dollars. The Bridge…

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Using Thermoplastic Polymers In Asphalt Mix For Bridge Decks

Posted by David Fricke on Nov 15, 2017 11:13:45 AM

Asphalt has been used on bridge decks for over 100 years with the intent of providing an effective road surface area for traffic and limited…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Thermoplastic, Rosphalt