Cracks, Crack Sealing Explained

Cracks, Crack Sealing Explained

Causes, culprits, and treatment By Jeff Winke Folklore and myths survive. Walk down a sidewalk or cross the street with a bunch of friends and observe how many avoid stepping on cracks. When asked, they’ll respond that they don’t want to break their momma’s back or...
Best Size Sealcoating Machine

Best Size Sealcoating Machine

Choosing what you need for each size job By Jeff Winke In a perfect world, the sealcoating machine would automatically size and configure itself for the job at hand. Small driveway…BOOM, no problem! Giant residential or industrial complex…POOF, easy peasy!...
New Name, Same Game

New Name, Same Game

Carlson Paving Products is now Astec — but don’t expect a change in quality or dependability By Jeff Winke For more than 30 years, Tacoma-based Carlson Paving Products, Inc. has built a name as a leader in commercial paving equipment. That didn’t stop when...
Diversify Into Striping

Diversify Into Striping

Adding pavement marking can boost the bottom line By Jeff Winke When talking about the road of life or taking the less-traveled road, one has to wonder is it generally understood that these roads have pavement striping to keep the traveler in the correct safe lane and...