Entries by Tom Clayton

A Moment can save a life!

NAPA is launching a national public awareness campaign to help combat distracted driving and to improve work zone safety. Companies invest heavily in training, equipment, and planning to reduce the risks inherent in a roadway work zone, but it all can be undone in a moment if a distracted driver causes an accident. The WatchForUs […]

Attend the 45th Annual Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference and Equipment Show

For 45 years, contractors, suppliers, governmental agency representatives, and consultants from the Rocky Mountain West have held an annual conference in Colorado to discuss new developments and quality advancements of asphalt pavements. Recognized as one of the largest regional conferences on asphalt pavement technology, the Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference & Equipment Show draws attendees from […]

How can asphalt help save the environment?

How can asphalt help save the environment? Verizon’s intelligent network of sensors and cameras will give cities the ability to study and analyze the flow of traffic and relay that information to operations centers, who will then use it to make communities safer, smarter and greener. Cutting carbon dioxide emissions and commute time for thousands […]

Asphalt is the sustainable material for constructing pavements.

From the production of the paving material, to the placement of the pavement on the road, to rehabilitation, through recycling, asphalt pavements minimize impact on the environment. Low consumption of energy for production and construction, low emission of greenhouse gases, and conservation of natural resources help to make asphalt the environmental pavement of choice. Read […]

NAPA’s new Emerald Eco-Label tool

NAPA’s new Emerald Eco-Label tool provides a user-friendly, inexpensive way for contractors to create on-demand environmental product declarations (EPDs). EPDs quantify the environmental impact of an asphalt mix, much like a nutrition     label provides information on a food. To learn more about what an EPD is, watch this video. To ensure the credibility and accuracy […]

Reducing Rodway Noise Through Mix Selection

Reducing Rodway Noise Through Mix Selection     Road noise is a genuine concern today. Limited urban space results in developments being built closer to high-volume roadways, and the effects can be heard both day and night. (Link to story)

California EPA Determins Asphalt Paving fumes as low priority

CalEPA began an investigation based on the State proposition 65 program in 2016. After testimony by many different entities it was determined the fumes emitted during the production and placement of Asphalt Paving Materials (APM) were to be considered a “Low” priority. This decision is a precedent leaning decision for other states to use when […]

Happy Spring

Whether you’re driving, running or cycling through the great Colorado Outdoors, choose asphalt pavements for the SMOOTHEST ride to make your favorite spring activity even better.

Asphalt Pavement Awards to be given out

On Wednesday Evening February 22, 2017, the “Best in Colorado” Asphalt Pavement Awards will be handed out to the asphalt paving projects who exhibited great quality during construction in 2016. There were 68 projects nominated for the program in 2016. Our judges worked very hard to complete the evaluations of each of the 68 projects around the […]

A&S Construction Co. Inc. wins Statewide Quality Award

A&S Construction Co. Inc. of Canon City recently won the Statewide Quality Award from Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) . The award is given to the company that most consistently provides quality materials on CDOT projects during the construction season. Accepting the award on behalf of A&S Construction Company were Chris Robinette – Quality Control […]