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How to Repair Asphalt Potholes with UPM® Cold Mix

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It’s no surprise that potholes appear in asphalt blacktop and concrete. These year-round holes not only blemish driveways, sidewalks and roads but also create unsafe driving conditions for motorists. However, repairing a pothole doesn’t have to be impossible. Pothole patching is an easy repair that nearly anyone with the right tools can accomplish. (more…)

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Demonstrating UPM® in Low Volume Traffic & Light Loads

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Install Conditions: Dry Above 40ºF
Pavement Conditions: Poor Base Conditions caused failure
Installation Date: December 29, 2011
Location: Topeka, KS, 4237 Colly Creek Dr.

10’X15’X8” Concrete failure, brought in gravel to help stabilize base

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Compacting Mix

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Repairing Road Utility Cuts with UPM® Pavement Material

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Demonstrating UPM® in High Volume traffic.
Install Conditions: Dry Above 40ºF
Pavement Conditions: Utility Cuts
Installation Date: February 13, 2012
Time Elapsed: 2 Months
Location: Clark County, KY, City of Winchester

UPM was used to repair 2 large utility cuts by Columbia Gas on a heavily traveled road on KY 60 (W Lexington Ave) at Stamper Drive. Aggregate was removed to facilitate a 2” repair with UPM

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UPM® Pavement Repair Material in High Volume Traffic

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Demonstrating UPM® in High Volume traffic.
Install Conditions: Wet Above 40ºF
Pavement Conditions: Concrete Curb
Installation Date: February 13, 2012
Location: City of Mt. Sterling, KY, City Street

UPM was used to repair an area along a busy street against a concrete curb. The water was not removed from the repair area prior to applying the product. The repair was immediately opened to truck and passenger vehicle traffic.

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Comparing UPM with Cold Mix Manufacturing’s Greenpatch

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Demonstrating UPM® in Mixed Volume traffic and Mixed Loads.
Install Conditions: Dry Above 40ºF
Pavement Conditions: Severe cracking
Installation Date: May 2, 2011
Time Elapsed: 2 Years
Location: South Boston, MA, L Street

UPM used in direct comparison with Cold Mix Manufacturing’s Greenpatch. UPM repair is solid after 2 years.

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Pothole Repair Demonstration: UPM® Permanent Pavement Repair Material

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Demonstrating UPM® in Mixed Volume traffic and Mixed Load.
Install Conditions: Dry Above 40ºF,
Pavement Conditions: Severe cracking and deep wheel track depression
Installation Date: November 8, 2011
Time Elapsed: 5 Months
Location: Bangor, ME, Ohio Street

UPM used as a roadway shim. Pothole repaired and then expanded repair site to test UPM to act as shim. Needed to raise elevation of pavement in worn wheel track.

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Pavement Repair Demonstration using UPM Green® Summer Grade.

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Install Conditions: Dry Above 40ºF
Pavement Conditions: Dense and wide cracks
Installation Date: July 29, 2010
Time Elapsed: 22 Months
Location: Acton, MA, Commuter Rail Train Parking Lot

UPM Green demonstrated for the Town of Acton, MA. Suggest they use UPM from Massachusetts Broken Stone, 332 Sawyer Hill Road, Berlin, MA for cost savings with permanent repairs.

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