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It’s the first day of Pothole Season. Are you ready?

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When pothole season hits, a fresh pile of “The Good Stuff” is ready for you! UPM Cold Mix Asphalt Repair Material has been used to permanently repair more potholes than any cold asphalt mix or cold patch in the pavement repair industry. UPM Permanent Pavement Repair Materials is a cold patch asphalt mix that can […]

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UNIQUE Pavement Preservation Process

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Is UNIQUE’s pavement repair and preservation solution right for you? Need more than just a temporary fix? Check out this new ad we just ran that shows our UNIQUE Pavement Preservation Process using UPM® mix for the holes, KOLD-FLO® crack filler for the cracks, and RAVEL CHECK® rejuvenating liquid to cover it all. UNIQUE’s pavement […]

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Early Freeze in 2014 Means More Potholes in 2015

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Across the United States, November temperatures were at an all-time low. Many states faced the coldest temperatures they’d felt in years. Along with the cold air came record breaking amounts of snow, with Buffalo, NY capping out at 88 inches or just over 7 feet. Even stranger than the nationwide record lows, though, is the […]

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Potholes in Asphalt Streets and Driveways: What Causes Them?

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Potholes are a problem that cities and homeowners across the country have experienced on both streets and driveways. Pothole repair is something that municipalities budget money toward every year, and it seems like potholes develop even on paved streets that don’t have much traffic. What causes potholes, exactly? How Potholes Are Formed New potholes usually start to […]

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Control Pothole Cost

Agencies have three main costs for pothole patching: material, labor and equipment. The cost of purchasing material is one of the most common focus points, but the least significant factor to the overall patching operation.  (Strategic Highway Research Program, SHRP-H- 348). Stay-in-place capability will significantly impact the frequency of re-repairs and overall maintenance costs; replacing […]

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