The Creation of Asphalt Cracks and Potholes

Winter time can cause havoc on your pavement.  A cold and wet winter will cause expansion and contraction of ground water and in any location where rain water seeped through any small cracks that weren’t properly sealed.  Summertime is a great season to repair potholes and seal any cracking that may cause future damage.

https://www.forconstructionpros.com/pavement-maintenance/preservation-maintenance/article/12050627/what-causes-asphalt-to-crack-and-pothole-in-winter-and-how-to-fix-it-in-the-spring

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Technology Game Changers for Contractors

Many companies offer services using construction management software to help get projects completed on time and budget.  Below is an article discussing how new technologies such as using drones, construction management software and LEED construction documentation can give your company an edge over your competition.

https://www.conexpoconagg.com/news/may-2018/3-technology-game-changers-for-contractors/

Ardagh Group

  • Project Description

Scope of Work

  • Remove and replace 67,930 square feet of failed concrete in 13 locations over eight phases
  • Sawcut concrete to five-foot squares
  • Load and off-haul concrete
  • Cement-treat existing baser material and compact
  • Set #4 rebar at 18” on center
  • Set ¾” dowels at 12” on center into existing concrete
  • Install dowel baskets with ¾” smooth dowels at 12” on center at all joints
  • Pour 8” thick concrete slab with 5,000 PSI, 7 sack concrete.
  • Total concrete poured was around 1,900 cubic yards
  • Sawcut approximately 30,000 linear feet to cut up existing concrete
  • Schedule/duration from start to finish: Eight weeks

Challenges

  • Restrictions to work hours
  • Facility operations had to continue at this large trucking / distribution center without interruption, with 150 to 200 trucks in and out per day. We phased the job out as to not disturb the operations of the customer. We kept areas neat and secure and equipment out of the way.
  • Work was completed in the fourth quarter, and weather was a factor. We met the original deadlines despite days of rain. For example, if we had rain on Monday we accelerated and extended our work on Tuesday when there was no rain.
  • Match preexisting hardscape.
  • Physical obstacles—lots of large semi-trucks moving in and out daily. Especially tough when pouring the drive isles. They were 30’ wide and we were doing 15’ of it at a time. Large semi trucks traveling right beside the work area. Then on pour days you were adding 22-27 concrete trucks to the traffic.

Project Details

Services

  • Concrete Repair
  • Sawcut
  • Load and Off-haul Concrete
  • Cement Treatment

Crews

  • Demolition (4)
  • Cement Treatment (4)
  • Set Up (7)
  • Pour (15)

Customer

Jones Lang Lasalle • Irvine, California

Jobsite

2600 Stanford Court • Fairfield, California

Solutions

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The capacity, skills, and equipment needed to effectively execute all manner of pavement repairs, concrete repairs, site construction projects, and commercial fencing needs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, greater Sacramento, and California’s central valley region.

  • Customer Satisfaction

    We remove frustration/stress from the process and customers experience transparency as we work from estimating to project completion — because they do not have to obtain bids, manage, or deal with invoicing paperwork resulting from multiple contractors. Projects are run much more efficiently and communications vastly improved by reducing the number of contractors on the job.

  • One Warranty

    All of our work is covered by one warranty that is transferable should a property be sold, and every job receives a follow-up call to ensure customer satisfaction. Our “best in the business” three-year warranty is triple the industry standard—and your quality guarantee.

  • Project Continuity

    Working with DRYCO is both a professional and a personal experience. Each client works with a dedicated estimator—your direct contact throughout the course of your projects. Our team consists of individuals who are experienced, dedicated, and reliable.

Pavement Management & Scope Development

In order to save time, scope development needs to be accomplished with a paving contractor you trust. Effective scope development involves a thorough technical assessment of all asphalt and concrete surfaces, including drainage, striping, and ADA access. At DRYCO, we pride ourselves on quality scope development to provide accurate and comprehensive estimates for every job.

Intuit

Project Description

Scope of Work

  • Required some minor striping and installations of Delineators

Problems solved

  • The installation of delineators along with Road markers and new striping increased visibility

Project Details

Services

  • Striping and installations of Delineators

Crew

  • Handled by Foreman Michael Gonzales and Striper Adrian Pinto

Customer

Intuit

Jobsite

2600 Marine Way Mt View, California

What is the Pavement Network?

The Pavement Network is an exclusive group of asphalt and concrete industry leaders who provide localized expertise with national coverage. Members must meet the highest levels of quality control, customer service, and financial viability. Our members are united in their commitment to uphold strict standards of best-practices, and must have proven track records for quality and integrity. We stand by our work and provide exceptional results from coast-to-coast.

Home Depot

Project Description

Scope of Work

  • Remove large area (40,000 SQFT) of failed pavement and replace with hot-mix asphalt
  • Mill one area of pavement, treat cracks, apply tack oil and overlay
  • Clean entire designated pavement surface using power blowers
  • Treat oil spots with Polyoil sealant and apply slurry seal
  • Restripe all existing pavement markings

Challenges

  • Scheduling around their customer flow and not interrupting their business
  • Completing over 150,000 square feet of overlay and full depth remove and replace at Home Depot
  • Having to complete work after the store closed at 9 pm

Project Details

Services

  • Asphalt

Crew

  • Foreman Leon Cabral, Superintendent Justin DiFraia, and Estimator Skylar Young and crew

Customer

Home Depot, California

Jobsite

680 Kifer Rd, Sunnyvale, California 94086