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Cornell Local Roads Holds Pavement Maintenance School

Tue May 18, 2010 - Northeast Edition
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Bill Walsh of VelveTop Products in Huntington Station, N.Y., demonstrates one of his many products available for asphalt maintenance.
Bill Walsh of VelveTop Products in Huntington Station, N.Y., demonstrates one of his many products available for asphalt maintenance.
Bill Walsh of VelveTop Products in Huntington Station, N.Y., demonstrates one of his many products available for asphalt maintenance. Various types of asphalt maintenance and repair equipment were on hand to be reviewed by Nassau County departments of public works and highway department representatives. Proper compaction techniques are demonstrated for asphalt repair. Gary Wade (C), president of All Island Equipment, discusses compaction rates achieved with Dynapac asphalt rollers with Robert Stern (far L), mayor of the village of Thomaston. The village of Thomaston recently purchased a Gehl skid steer with an asphalt planer from All Island Equipment in Babylon, N.Y. The skid steer and planer was used to open holes in the village’s parking lot that could be repaired for demonstration pu The latest techniques for sealing and conditioning asphalt repairs were demonstrated. Christopher Blades (L) and Dan Atkins, both of the Cornell Local Roads Program, presented a very informative seminar.

Cornell Local Roads Program held its Pavement Maintenance School April 21 at the village hall in the village of Thomaston in Nassau County, N.Y. Thomaston’s department of public works hosted the event.

Dan Atkins and Christopher Blades, both of the Cornell Local Roads Program, led an informative session, which included the latest techniques in asphalt repair and maintenance.

Representatives from various Nassau County municipalities attended, including:

• Barry Abercrombie of the village of Great Neck;

• Michael Adams of the village of Thomaston;

• Kenny Bunn of the Great Neck water pollution control district;

• Keith Bunnell, superintendent of public works of the village of Williston Park department of public works;

• David Distilli of the village of Thomaston;

• Robert Elliot, superintendent of public works of the village of Westbury department of public works;

• Andy Elsonte of the village of Williston Park department of public works;

• Michael Ferguson of the Pleasantville highway department;

• Brian Gauger of the village of Russell Gardens;

• Joseph Graf of the town of North Hempstead highway department;

• Scott Hislop, superintendent of public works of the village of Flower Hill;

• Sigfredo Irizarry of the village of Russell Gardens;

• Michael Juresak, superintendent of public works of the village of Russell Gardens department of public works;

• Louis Massaro, commissioner of public works for the village of Great Neck;

• William Mazurkiewicz, superintendent of public works of the village of Thomaston;

• Stephen Moriarty, senior civil engineer of the village of Garden City;

• James Neubert of the village of Great Neck;

• Ronald Novinski, superintendent of public works for the village of Port Washington North department of public works;

• Charles Poole of the town of North Hempstead;

• Daniel Shaffer of the village of Thomaston;

• Paul Slawinski of the village of Great Neck;

• Robert Stern, mayor of the village of Thomaston;

• Fred Sylvia of the village of Garden City department of public works;

• Mike Szenczy of the village of Garden City;

• Joseph Urda of the Great Neck water pollution control district;

• William Wilenski of the town of North Hempstead highway department.