Author: Katrina LiMandri

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How La Crosse County, WI Improved Their Longitudinal Joint Performance

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Wisconsin is one of the many states that are constantly looking for ways to improve their infrastructure. In the last 2 years, La Crosse County, Wisconsin has been working on improving the longitudinal joint performance of their pavements. By using a Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane (VRAM), like J-Band, they have...
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Iowa invests in VRAM

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Used since 2002 and now across 21 states, J-Band has a proven track record of delivering longer-lasting, safer roads, while also offering an impressive return on investment. Developed at the laboratories of Heritage Research Group, J-Band is applied during the road construction process just below the final layer of asphalt pavement. Once...
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City of Toledo Discovers VRAM Doesn’t Cost. It Pays.

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On October 18, 2021, The City of Toledo, Ohio began a VRAM application with Road Fabrics on Summit Street and 101st Street. The HMA surface was applied at 1.5” thickness over HMA intermediate. The project ended at 130th Street with the two curb lanes, totaling 12,176 of footage.  Summit Street is...
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Dakota County Minnesota Building Longer-Lasting, Safer Roads

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Many states are looking for methods to improve longitudinal joint performance of their asphalt pavements since these joints often fail before the rest of the surface. With their inherently lower density, longitudinal joints fail by cracking, raveling and potholing because of the intrusion of air and water. Due to their longitudinal joint issues,...
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Meet the J-Band Team: Jim Cunningham

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Name: Jim Cunningham Title: Field Support Manager Location: Indianapolis, IN How long have you worked with J-Band? I've been working with J-Band since 2014. What's your favorite part about working with J-Band? Supporting field projects. What goals do you have for J-Band? I hope to help to continue to grow...
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Oakland County Michigan Finds Success Using VRAM

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Used since 2002 and now across 19 states, J-Band has a proven track record of delivering longer road life, while also offering an impressive return on investment. Developed at the laboratories of Heritage Research Group, J-Band is applied during the road construction process just below the final layer of asphalt...
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