Mastics – Treatment for Cracks Too Wide to Seal…and More?

Mastic is a material that varies a bit between manufacturers and applications, but it is generally a blend of high-performance asphalt binder and engineered aggregates.  It can be used in a wide variety of applications to stop water infiltration and restore ride...

Do You Know Where Your ADA Transition Plan Is? 

Do you have a published Transition Plan to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act?  If not, you are likely exposed to more liability risk than is necessary, even if you are making some progress removing pedestrian barriers in the public right of way.  The...

How to Not Get Run Over

Those who work in public works are around heavy equipment of all kinds on such a regular basis, that they can become numb to the dangers associated with them.  It’s natural – you can’t stay at high alert all the time.  All the more reason to periodically remind crew...

Pedestrians – a Focus Area of the Delaware SHSP

All travelers are pedestrians at some point in their journey and we are gradually coming to think of the sidewalk as just another lane of traffic.  But like any other traffic lane, those paths come in contact and the result is an unacceptable rate of serious injury...

Asphalt Milling Best Practices

These days, asphalt resurfacing is commonly preceded by cold planing (milling).  While the history of asphalt and concrete pavements goes back to antiquity, the milling machine only came on the scene in the 1970s.  As such, pavement milling is a dynamic part of the...