Asphalt Plant Opens Early to Fix Indy Potholes

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    Feb 24, 2014 · Too many potholes to fill. Officials asked Rieth-Riley to fire up a plant six weeks early to help fill what the city said is a record number of craters, a moonscape replicated across the nation

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    Jan 21, 2020 · He said until the asphalt plants open in the next month or so, "we can't get the permanent fixes residents expect." Still, Parker said this year they have new equipment on order and contractors on standby to help fill potholes as they really start popping.

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    Jan 21, 2020 · He said until the asphalt plants open in the next month or so, "we can't get the permanent fixes residents expect." Still, Parker said this year they have new equipment on order and contractors on standby to help fill potholes as they really start popping.

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    Feb 15, 2019 · Rankins said when INDOT and the city of Indianapolis open plants, the city can typically obtain the hot mix shortly afterward. In the meantime, county and city workers are filling in potholes …

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    Mar 07, 2011 · On Monday, regional paving contractor Rieth-Riley Construction Co. will open its two Indianapolis plants nearly a month early, at the city's request. Company manager John Wischmeyer said the city's pricing contract won't change, since the pothole operation is expected to keep volume high. And city road repaving projects can start earlier than

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  • Mayor requests $14M emergency for pothole fixes

    Feb 24, 2018 · The city is also paying for a hot asphalt mix plant to open early, since the hot asphalt mix will be a permanent fix for the potholes. "It is not open yet," DPW Director Dan Parker said. "It is opening specifically for the City of Indianapolis." PREVIOUS | Potholes have been bad this year. Historically bad. As long as it stops raining, 20 DPW crews will be working around the clock starting Monday. The city …

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    Feb 20, 2014 · Feb 20, 2014. Although a south-side Indianapolis asphalt plant announced this week it will open a month early to provide hot mix asphalt for pothole repairs, the same is not true for the city of

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    Feb 24, 2017 · The City has worked with Inland Asphalt to open a local asphalt plant early so crews have access to hot-mix asphalt, which provides a superior repair over the cold-mix asphalt crews have been using. That plant is expected to open the week of March 6. Street crews have arranged to test a new piece of equipment next week for repairing potholes

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    May 25, 2019 · By Phil Dodd As Montpelier's streets slowly recover from a major outbreak of potholes, city officials are considering new methods they could try in future years to make better and longer-lasting patches, including one technique already being used in larger Chittenden County municipalities, in Waterbury, and soon, Stowe. This 2019 pothole season in Montpelier was […]

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  • City Hall: Council Wants Better Pothole Response » Urban

    Apr 04, 2019 · Amin walked the committee through why DPW uses cold patch asphalt over the winter to fill potholes. It boils down to cost. Asphalt plants shut down over the winter because of …

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  • INDOT crews work overtime to clear potholes from

    Feb 12, 2019 · An asphalt plant was opened earlier Monday, so crews have access to hot asphalt mix. Duncan says hot asphalt mix provides for a more permanent seal on potholes …

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