Dry Conditions Often Require Dust Control Measures on Unpaved Roads

Late in the summer and early fall, it is possible for dry conditions to affect many regions throughout the United States and internationally. While this might be a short-term problem, it often requires a better solution than the daily application of water by a water truck. The excessive man hours and fuel costs required to apply water to an unpaved... read more »

Earthbind® 100 Remains in an Unpaved Roadbed Longer than Chloride-Based Agents

When calcium chloride and magnesium chloride based dust control agents first came into use, they were perceived as a cost-effective alternative to water truck delivery for controlling dust on unpaved roads. After all, water trucks required extensive man hours, available water resources, and often multiple applications each week during excessively dry conditions. As time went by, these chloride-based dust control... read more »

Ecological Dust Control Agents Can Be Based on Lignin Sulfonate

Fugitive dust particles in the air from traffic and inclement wind conditions affected an unpaved roadbed can present many hazards. Beyond the simple impairment to visibility, it can also cause the roadbed to degrade, causing damage to passing vehicles and potentially adding to maintenance costs. In the past, some road maintenance entities have turned to dust control agents like magnesium... read more »

EBS-RA is an Effective Alternative to VOC Paving Products

For many years, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were used in various paving applications even though they have long been known to have ecological, safety, and potential medical hazards. Over the years, this has driven many paving companies and municipalities to look for a cost-effective, ecologically friendly alternative. Through painstaking research and meticulous lab formulation, EnviRoad® is proud to offer Earthbind... read more »

EnviRoad® Offers Ecologically Friendly Soil Stabilization Solutions

Civil engineers, municipalities, and construction companies have long appreciated the value of soil stabilizers to secure a road bed and extend the life of an eventual paving project. At the same time, many regions also appreciate ecologically friendly solutions that can also be cost effective at stabilizing aggregate materials. This has driven EnviRoad® to develop the ecologically friendly and cost-effective... read more »

Maintaining Unpaved Roads Is Essential During Peak Agricultural Operations

As you likely know, agricultural success during peak season encompasses any number of factors. At first, things like road maintenance and dust control might seem trivial. As the season goes on, washboard roads, large potholes, eroded shoulders, and fugitive dust clouds can turn into a major hassle. Assigning personnel to drive water trucks and work to repair damaged roads costs... read more »