Construction began in May 2018 on the California Department of Transportation's (Caltrans) $150.7 million Interstate 710 Pavement Rehabilitation and Bridge Widening Project, which was awarded to Flatiron Construction Corporation in February 2018.
Crews have been making solid progress on the project that covers a 3.5-mi.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 3 continues to work to remedy the challenges created by above average precipitation in north central Pennsylvania. This has occurred since 2016 and has resulted in flooding in many areas.
Road Machinery & Supplies Co. announces the company has been named the Bomag dealer for soil, asphalt and landfill compaction products for the state of Minnesota, with the exception of six counties in southwest Minnesota.
This agreement further strengthens the company's commitment to expanding its product offerings and support capabilities in these important market segments.
Stephenson Equipment is a Bomag heavy highway dealership covering the states of Pennsylvania and New York with sales, service, parts and rentals of machines like Bomag's line of rollers, milling machines, and highway class pavers.
"Road building and asphalt paving are core focuses of ours here at Stephenson Equipment, having Bomag name us ‘Top Milling' dealership, and ‘Outstanding Dealership' helps to mark how we continually work to be the best dealership for our customers with all the manufacturers and brands we represent," said EVP of Sales and Marketing Charlie Walsh while he was at BOMAG Innovation Days held in late October at the Bomag's headquarters in South Carolina.
The Bomag CR 820 Series of 8-ft. (2.4-m) pavers feature a new operator's platform, new controls and improved visibility. Delivering all the power, versatility and heavy-duty design as previous paver models, a 160-hp (119 kW) diesel engine meets stringent Tier IV Final (Stage V) emissions standards and offers ample reserve to efficiently power all paver functions plus push fully loaded trucks up steep grades.
Thermal segregation — temperature differences in hot mix asphalt (HMA) — and aggregate segregation — the non-uniform distribution of coarse and fine aggregates within the asphalt mixture — can cause premature failure of asphalt roads.
Available in 3- and 4-wheel designs, the Bomag BM 500/15-2 and BM 600/15-2 compact mills feature a reengineered vibration-isolated operator's station that improves operator efficiency and productivity. A new suspension seat with optional heating boasts a 45-degree slewing angle for increased visibility to the left cutting edge and front/rear of the machine.
Bomag reintroduced its 600-hp-class (440-kW) Bomag 2200/60 cold planer with a Tier IV Final (Stage V) engine and multiple productivity enhancing design advancements. The reengineered milling chamber improves the robustness and design of the front material depressor, resulting in increased performance, lower wear and longer component life, according to the manufacturer.
Bomag launched the new BF 200 cart path and small construction site paver, available for the first time in North America. At just 13,228 lb. (6,000 kg) operating weight and 51 in. (129.5 cm) transport width, this compact and nimble paver can be transported to job sites on a trailer.
The city of Akron is investing $12.8 million to reconstruct a 1.5-mi. section of Romig Road, a north-south four-lane, concrete paved artery, from Vernon Odom Boulevard in Akron to Central Avenue in Barberton, close to I-76.
The road, built 45 years ago, is the main thoroughfare in the Rolling Acres Shopping District and is used by many residents in the nearby Akron neighborhoods of West Akron, Lane-Wooster, Kenmore and residents of the city of Barbeton.
Bomag Americas Inc. and SMS Equipment Inc. announced their cooperation for the sale and support of Bomag compaction, milling, paving and reclaiming/stabilizing equipment for roadbuilding and other construction market segments throughout Canada.