Success Stories

Browse our success stories to learn how our solutions have helped improve durability and overall performance while increasing safety on roads throughout the U.S.


Background: Getting on the Right Path Hot mix asphalt (HMA) surfaces are ideal pavement options for highways, residential and local roadways. Their unique properties allow for timely application and speedy return to traffic, while providin...

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Background St. Louis Road in Plaquemine, LA, was beginning to experience cracking after five years of service due to general wear and tear, while 3 ½ miles away, Evergreen Road was faced with cracks and potholes due to heavy traffic loads. Bot...

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The Rankin County, Mississippi, Road Department won both the 2019 Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association (AEMA) Past President’s Award and the 2019 International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA) Pavement Preservation Excellence Award for t...

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Background: When the International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA) announced that they had created a new award in early 2020 for Preservation Performance, Mark Ishee, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Vice President – Pavement Preservation, immediate...

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Application Highlights Goals of this $1.1 million project included extending pavement life 6-8 years and protecting already oxidized pavement from further oxidation and raveling. Micro surfacing materials were applied in two thin lifts to driv...

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Micro Surfacing Yields Consistently High Friction High friction (or skid resistance) allows vehicles to move at accelerated speeds while reducing the tendency for slipping and sliding of tires along pavement, thereby decreasing the risk of ski...

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A Job for Cape Seal After careful consideration of treatments to meet ADOT’s desire to extend the service life of 32 lane miles of SR-260, it was decided that a cape seal treatment would be the best solution. Cape seals are combination treatme...

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