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Plan Now to Enter 2018 Sorenson Award Competition
Does your road agency or customer deserve to stand in the spotlight for its pavement preservation program? Give it the opportunity by entering FP2‘s Sorenson Award competition! Superior pavement preservation programs are recognized by FP2 Inc.’s James B. Sorenson Award for Excellence in Pavement Preservation. The Sorenson Award is presented by FP2 Inc. to recognize […]
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Repeal of 2015 Wetlands Proposal Will Help Restore Transportation Project Certainty, ARTBA Says
News (WASHINGTON)— The Trump administration’s repeal of a 2015 proposed rule will help restore clarity to federal wetlands regulations and reduce delays to important transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. “The regulatory ping-pong on roadside ditches has created vast uncertainty for years [...]
Good maintenance practices and quality machinery ensure city encounters few rough patches As an internationally renowned snow-skiing destination, it should come as no surprise that Colorado’s Steamboat Springs typically experiences long winters, with l
Bergkamp Paver Helps Contractor Meet Special Provision Spec When the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) opened bids for the micro surfacing of SR 36 in the City of Tooele in July 2017, it was only after the agency had worked for a year with an expe
Currently the M2 and M3 series Truck Mounted pavers are equipped with Cummins diesel engines that comply with U.S. EPA Tier 3 (T3) regulations and have been legal for Bergkamp Inc. to manufacture, sell and distribute under the TPEM provisions because of our status as a low-density manufacturer. Effective December 31, 2018, this exemption expires and this configuration is no longer legal...
The M310E is our most technologically advanced truck-mounted paver that encompasses the Bergkamp DNA philosophy. By eliminating the side engine in our M310, Bergkamp Inc. has coupled superior performance and value in our existing design with reduced operating costs and environmental footprint. With the EMCAD System standard on this model, an operator has complete control over production, maintenance, and can pave at an optimized rate for the entire job.
Bergkamp Inc. announces the promotion of Jimmy Kendrick to Director of Contractor Sales. Kendrick initially joined Bergkamp as North American Territory Manager in February 2016. Over the previous decade, his career experience had been spent in management-
The 2016 Fall Issue of the Pavement Preservation Journal is available now. Scott Bergkamp talks about the importance of supporting publications that provide a voice to advocates of preservation and influencing surface transportation legislation.
Asphalt emulsions are used in many pavement preservation methods such as pothole patching, micro-surfacing, chip seal, fog seal, and crack filling, but keeping emulsion intact during transport to a job site can be critical to a successful result. Understanding the properties of the emulsion can make or break the results of any application. Emulsion is a homogeneous mixture of two immiscible liquids such as asphalt and water. These two materials are put through a high shear mill with an emulsifier chemical and the result is an asphalt emulsion. The following chart from A Basic Asphalt Emulsion Manual, by the Asphalt Institute and the AEMA lists the types of anionic and cationic emulsions...