Unpaved Roads Often Need Ecologically Friendly Treatment Measures

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The Pacific Northwest is crisscrossed with a massive network of unpaved roads. The varying weather conditions in the region often means that different roads have widely different maintenance needs. To that end, EnviRoad® offers a range of ecologically friendly, road treatment products based on our Earthbind®-modified biopolymer base.

A road in a dry region often needs dust-control measures in Summer or other dry conditions. Without applying dust-control measures like Earthbind® 100, the small particulate matter in the road bed can become airborne. This can lead to a wide variety of problems, especially issues with visual safety and respiratory health.

The modified biopolymer base of Earthbind® is not water soluble once cured on the roadbed. When wet conditions return, it won’t easily wash out. Even the small amount that does is considered safe to local watersheds.

At the same time, Earthbind® Stabilizer and Earthbind® Prime Coat have been developed to be environmentally friendly base stabilizers. These can help maintain the aggregate matrix of an unpaved road bed or help to prepare it for later paving.

If you’re interested in finding ecologically friendly treatment measures for an unpaved road, you should call EnviRoad®‘s home office in Portland, Oregon, at 1-800-536-2650 to set up a meeting.