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Glue for Gravel Roads

  • Apr 30, 2019 (9:00 - 4:00 pm CT; 8:00 - 3:00 pm MT)
    Mountrail County Highway - 8103 61st St NW, Stanley ND
  • May 1, 2019 (9:00 - 4:00 pm CT; 8:00 - 3:00 pm MT)
    Sheriff's Department - 5205 Gateway Drive, Grand Forks ND
  • May 2, 2019 (9:00 - 4:00 pm CT; 8:00 - 3:00 pm MT)
    ND Farmers Union Office Bldg - 1415 12th Avenue SE, Jamestown ND

Please print and post the Glue for Gravel Roads training poster (PDF, 261K) at your location and encourage participation.

Registration

There is a $50.00 registration fee. Agencies will be invoiced by the NDLTAP after the training session.

Description

Learn how to add nature’s glue to existing gravel surfacing and “Make Gravel Roads Great Again!” Specifying good gravel is tough enough, but how can we make poor and tired gravel perform better? While even the best of gravels can’t match the year around qualities of asphalt, we can sweeten the mix and make them better with a small percentage of clay. Join gravel expert:

Speaker(s)

Steve Monlux , PE and LVR consultant, as he shares the secrets of adding a very small percentage of clay to hold gravel surfacing together. You’ll find out why clay is nature’s glue for gravel surfacing.

Kelly McCollam, DMC Wear Parts, will demonstrate new quick-change cutting edge technologies that makes easy work of cutting road surfaces and blending clay into the mix.

Todd Pendleton, Roadworx, will show us how to apply Mag Chloride and explain how clay binder in gravel surfacing enhances dust treatments.


Dale Heglund, NDLTAP will review gravel surfacing test sections and new performance prediction programs. No glue/clay results in washboarding, dust, float, safety hazards and high maintenance costs. What’s holding your gravel together?

Target Audience

This is a must attend training for anyone that touches gravel or gravel roads. Motor grader operators, county road superintendents, county and township officers, contractors, and gravel suppliers.

More Info

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).

515 ½ E BroadwaySuite 101Bismarck, ND 58501
(701)328-9855ndltap@ugpti.org