Plant Locations / Status:
Plant #1 Mount Prospect Open
Plant #2 Crystal Lake Open
Plant #3 Carpentersville Closed

Straight as an Arrow blog

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  • Arrow Road Goes Stringless!

    On many projects grade control is critical. Traditionally, in tight grade control circumstances Line and Grade were controlled by a stringline. Arrow Road now has incorporated Trimble 3D Paving Control systems into our paving fleet. The systems allow us to lay precision asphalt where there isn’t an accurate reference surface and where a stringline would normally be required. to find out more....

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  • Parking Lots - The Basics

    Almost all parking lot pavements are made up of layers. The number of and thickness of these layers, lifts can change depending on a number of factors but the basic design, in general always remains the same. For a look at the basic components of a commenrcial pavement .....

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  • What is Asphalt Pavement?

    Asphalt pavement is made up of stone (aggregate), sand, additives and liquid (petroleum) asphalt. Liquid asphalt – a sticky black substance – is used as the binding material in asphalt pavements. It is viscous in nature and can also be found in semi solid forms. Another common term for asphalt is bitumen.

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