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2018 40th Annual Kentucky Transportation Conference

Now in it’s 40th year – KBT’s Kentucky Transportation Conference is a premier event.The conference is designed to provide ample opportunity to network with and learn from leaders throughout Kentucky...

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Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting

The 97th Annual TRB meeting is to be held at the Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. on January 7, 2018. The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, with more than...

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36th Annual Texas Aviation Conference

The 36th Annual Texas Aviation Conference will be held on March 27, 2018 at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston, Texas. The Texas Aviation Conference is held each spring whereby the Texas Department...

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Transportation System Preservation (TSP2) 2018 National Bridge Preservation Meeting

The Transportation System Preservation (TSP2) 2018 National Bridge Preservation conference is to held at the Renaissance Hotel in Orlando, Florida on April 9, 2018.Details on this conference can be...

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2019 Utah Asphalt Conference

Innovating Value Through Industry Join us at the 2019 Utah Asphalt Conference scheduled for February 26-27. Explore new developments and discuss the hottest topics with your colleagues during this...

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The Ocean City Spring Trade Expo

The 45th Annual Spring Trade Expo brings together the hospitality industry buyers and sellers to facilitate business. This year’s expo will be held on March 3 & 4, 2019 at the Ocean City Convention...

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ACEC 2019 Training

2019 Training for Colorado Transportation & Environmental ProfessionalsAmerican Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Training for Colorado  Transportation & Environmental Professionals is scheduled...

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2019 SEPPP Annual Meeting in Charleston, West Virginia

Southeast SEPPP Annual Meeting The Southeast Pavement Preservation Partnership (SEPPP) 2019 Annual Meeting is scheduled for March 25 through March 27 in Charleston, West Virginia. This is a regional...

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37th Annual Texas Aviation Conference

37th Annual Texas Aviation Conference Texas A&M Transportation Institute is hosting the 37th Annual Texas Aviation Conference on April 16-18, 2019.  At the Texas Aviation Conference held each spring,...

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2019 Railway Interchange Exhibition

2019 Railway Interchange Exhibition and Technical Conference The Railway Interchange is the largest railway exhibition and technical conference in North America, which is being held on September...

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91st Annual AAAE Conference & Expo

91st Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition The 91st Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition is an unparalleled opportunity to interact with industry experts and peers, exchange ideas and best practices, and...

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APWA Annual Conference Headed to Austin

2019 Annual TPWA Conference Join us on June 5 – 8 for the American Public Works Association (APWA) 2019 “Remembering the Past – Sustaining the Future” Annual Conference and Exhibition. This conference...

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PWX – Public Works Expo in Seattle

91st Annual AAAPWX 2019 Public Works Expo E Conference & Exposition PWX provides a first-class multimodal learning experience designed for professionals at all levels and across the entire spectrum of...

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2019 Midwest Bridge Preservation

2019 MWBPP Annual Meeting The Midwest Bridge Preservation Partnership (MWBPP) is a regional forum of bridge practitioners working together to promote the benefits of Bridge Preservation through...

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APWA 2019 Fall Conference

APWA 2019 Fall Conference in NevadaLook for us in September 25-27, 2019 at the Annual APWA Fall Conference in beautiful Lake Tahoe! This year’s theme is Going Back to the Future, as industry...

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MASMS 2019 Conference

2019 MASMS ConferenceThe Minnesota Educational Facility Management Professionals will be holding their 2019 Conference on October 2 – 4, 2019 in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.  They plan on having...

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2019 OML Annual Conference

2019 OML Annual Conference and ExpositionThe Oklahoma Municipal League (OML) will be holding their 2019 Annual Conference and Exposition in Tulsa on September 17th – 19th. This will be OML’s largest...

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APWA Northern California 23rd Annual Conference

APWA – Northern California Chapter’s 23rd Annual Public Works Conference Look for URETEK USA in November 5-7, 2019 at the 23rd Annual APWA Public Works Conference in Berkeley, California! They are...

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50th Annual Ohio River Valley Soils Seminar (ORVSS)

The Kentucky Geotechnical Engineering Group (KGEG) will host the 50th Annual Ohio River Valley Soils Seminar (ORVSS L) on November 13, 2019 at the Brown & Williamson Club in Louisville, Kentucky. ...

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URETEK Receives 2019 Best of Bettendorf Award

Bettendorf Award Program Honors the AchievementURETEK USA has been selected for the 2019 Best of Bettendorf Award in the Concrete Contractor category by the Bettendorf Award Program.Each year, the...

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La Jolla Cove project raises profile of URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI)

La Jolla Cove project raises profile of URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI)Following a recent oceanside bluff collapse in Leucadia, a naturally occurring incident that claimed the lives of three victims,...

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California coastal erosion meets URETEK in the news

Coast Boulevard Sea Cave Emergency Stabilization ProjectHigh above the water in La Jolla, California, tourists routinely gather along Coast Boulevard to shop, dine, and take in the stunning views for...

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34th Annual North Central Regional Local Road Conference

“Reaching New Heights” – The 34th Annual Regional Local Roads ConferenceURETEK will be exhibiting at the 34th Annual Regional Local Roads Conference held by the NDSU – Upper Great Plains...

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50th Annual Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference

URETEK USA will be giving a presentation at the 50th Annual Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference (STGEC) this fall. The conference will be held at the Chattanooga...

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ASCE KY Annual Section Meeting 2019

URETEK USA will be exhibiting at the 2019 Annual Meeting for the American Society of Civil Engineers, Kentucky Section branch that is being held this Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Frankfort, KY.The...

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Warren, Pennsylvania Sees the New Face of Pavement Preservation

In Warren County, Pennsylvania, an old problem was recently introduced to a new solution.  PennDOT officials elected to forego the typical construction costs and timelines associated with road...

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2020 WRAPP Annual Workshop

URETEK USA will be exhibiting at the 2020 Western Regional Association for Pavement Preservation (WRAPP) Annual Workshop. The workshop is being held January 29-30, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Capital...

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URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI) – The Fast Pavement Preservation Solution

On our nation’s highways, keeping traffic flowing is never a small concern. In some cases, such as in the days and weeks following a natural disaster, the reliable flow of traffic can be a matter of...

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Pavement Preservation Journal Article

URETEK Mobilizes to Support Iowa DOT District 4 Engineers Following 2019 FloodingIn Iowa, where damages from the Spring 2019 flooding have been estimated as high as $1.6 billion, levee failures...

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60th Annual PAPA Conference

URETEK USA will be exhibiting at the 60th Annual PAPA (Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association) Conference. This year’s conference is being held January 20-22, 2020, at one of the most luxurious...

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2020 Virginia Concrete Conference

URETEK USA will be exhibiting at the 2020 Virginia Concrete Conference for the Virginia Transportation Industry. The conference is to be held on February 27-28, 2020 at The Westin Richmond in...

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Zero Recordable Employee Incidents in 2019

URETEK is proud to announce that we have gone an entire calendar year without one recordable incident.This would not be possible without our team’s diligence in ensuring everyone is doing their part...

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2020 Mid-Atlantic Quality Assurance Workshop

Join URETEK for the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Quality Assurance Workshop. The QAW is a three day annual event that has been held each year since 1967 and is dedicated to highway materials and quality...

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2020 Louisiana Transportation Conference

URETEK USA will be exhibiting at the 2020 Louisiana Transportation Conference. This year’s conference theme is Transportation Innovation: The Foundation of Our Future. It will be held on March 1 – 4,...

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2020 Western Bridge Preservation Partnership Meeting

URETEK USA will be exhibiting at the 2020 Western Bridge Preservation Partnership (WBPP) Meeting scheduled for May 12 – 14, 2020.  This year’s meeting is being hosted at the Renaissance Glendale in...

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URETEK’s COVID-19 Response

Coronavirus / COVID-19 – Continuity for Working ProjectsThe worldwide spread of the novel Coronavirus and the associated disease COVID-19 (collectively “C-19”) has been declared a pandemic at the...

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Runway Reliability—Stable Soils Make the Difference

In a recent article published in Airport Business August/September issue, Mark Richardson discusses how soil stabilization makes the difference in runway reliability. Faulted joints on airport runways,...

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URETEK Provides Lasting Solution for Inflow & Infiltration Challenges

With winter moving on and warmer weather approaching, state and local government officials anticipate the arrival of seasonal rains that can present serious challenges during the spring and early...

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Airport Runways and Taxiways Maintained with URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI)

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), our nation's airports are busier than ever. With over 19,600 active public and private facilities servicing 2,790,000 passengers every day on...

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URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI) Delivers Rapid Soil Stabilization

Geotechnical engineers understand that settlement is a naturally-occurring process that can negatively impact the work we complete on the earth’s surface. The vertical movement of the ground over...

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Mitigating Bridge Approach and Departure Slab Settlement Issues with UDI

Twenty-five years ago, in 1995, studies revealed that of the 600,000 bridges in use in the United States, 150,000 had settlement issues at the bridge approach and departure ramps. At that time, this...

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Tight Highway Repair Budgets Count on UDI

In 2017, The American Society of Civil Engineers issued its most recent “Infrastructure Report Card”, concluding that the overall condition of US roadways should be given a grade of D-plus, at best....

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UDI Provides Rapid, Eco-Friendly Seawall Repair

Coastal landowners understand the importance of erosion control.  They do today, and they have for thousands of years.  Human history is full of examples of efforts put forth to stop the natural...

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Four Common Applications for URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI)

There are four key applications where URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI) provides a significant advantage over more traditional methods in solving complex pavement lifting and soil densification...

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URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI) vs. Mudjacking – The Clear Choice for Concrete Lifting

The use of high-density expanding polymer for concrete lifting was introduced in the United States in the early 1980s by URETEK, with its URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI) application. The introduction...

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Navigating building codes and regulations when repairing foundations.

When your foundation is in jeopardy, how are you supposed to make sense of building codes and regulations surrounding its repair? These requirements are crucial to ensure the safety, legality, and long-term durability of the repair project and require expert. This blog will explore the high-level aspects of building codes and regulations that are related to foundation repair, providing you with the knowledge you need to have an informed conversation about your project.

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Is My Foundation Repair Going to Harm the Earth?

When it comes to making foundation repairs beneath the surface of your home, it's natural to wonder about how the repair method you choose impacts the Earth. The different methods used for concrete foundation repair vary in their approach and impact on the environment.

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How Roadwork Goes Further with UDI

In this blog post, we will explore how URETEK Deep Injection® (UDI) technology offers a more efficient and effective approach to roadwork, providing numerous benefits for both contractors and the public.

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The Hidden Costs of Short-Term Foundation Repairs

Unlike mudjacking, URETEK uses a high-density polyurethane foam to lift and stabilize foundations. The foam is injected beneath the foundation, where it expands to fill any voids and lift the foundation back into place.

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What To Do At The First Signs Of Water Damage

When it comes to repairing water damage to your foundation, it's important to choose a solution that is hydro-insensitive...

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Cracked Foundation? Deeper Problems May be Lying Beneath the Surface

Unattended cracks in both commercial and residential buildings can have serious long-term consequences, but there are significant differences in how to approach each type.

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Protect Your Investment: Effective Techniques for Foundation and Warehouse Stability

Maintaining the stability of your foundation and warehouse structure should be a top priority. Here are some effective techniques to ensure your building's longevity.

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Revive Your Driveway: How to Restore Damaged Concrete and Ensure Year-Round Durability

Cracks, uneven slabs, pitting, and popping are common types of damage that can mar the appearance of your driveway and make it unsafe.

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Maximize Safety, Minimize Disruptions: Effective Techniques for Airport Taxiway Maintenance

How to prevent and repair airport taxiway issues efficiently and cost-effectively.

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The History of Foundation Repair: Unearthing the Evolution of Foundations and Repair Technology

This blog aims to plunge beneath the surface and delve into the fascinating origins of foundations, the constraints they face, and the groundbreaking technologies devised to repair them.

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