Public Agencies

Forward-thinking municipalities, counties, and state DOT are broadening the use of multiple tools in the pavement preservation toolbox. What has risen to the top of the list for many agencies, (now over 200), is the use of HA5 High Density Mineral Bond.

The Results Are In. Better Streets That Cost Less

Fourteen years ago, the city made the difficult decision to focus the budget away from the worst roads and toward the best roads. The strategy required educating the public, and it has paid off. The results are better roads with less of a financial burden on taxpayers. Your city can do it too.


More from Agency Customers

Learn more on how these agency customers have transitioned from a 2-3 year seal coat application to a longer-lasting and more cost-effective High Density Mineral Bond application.

High Density Mineral Bond - HA5: Shane Sorenson - Public Works Director & City Engineer, Alpine, UT

Alpine City is known for using multiple tools in the pavement preservation toolbox. What has risen to the top of the list for Alpine City is the use of HA5 High Density Mineral Bond. The performance of HA5 over the past several years in Alpine City has generated great satisfaction from residents, public officials, and engineers.

Tom Scullion - Program Manager & Senior Research Engineer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, TX

With a 40 year career at TTI, Tom Scullion is responsible for numerous pavement-related inventions, designs, procedures, and software innovations that have enhanced the safety and performance of roadways. As a recognized expert in his field, the Texas Department of Transportation has commissioned Tom to conduct an analysis of its interstate corridors and other major routes.

Mike Harper, P.E. - DOT State Engineer, AL (retired)

With 42 years of DOT experience, Mike talks about the difference between best first strategies and worst first strategies as well as pros and cons of different surface treatment options.

James Thomas - Public Works, Salem City, UT

James gives his insight into his city’s strategy for preserving residential subdivisions.

Larry Dobrosky - Public Works Director, El Mirage City, AZ

Larry gives his insight on how El Mirage cost-effectively maintains their asset of roadways in a 25-year pavement preservation plan.

Ray White - Streets Superintendent, Farmington City, UT

Critical to effectively preserving an agency’s pavement assets includes the utilization of the right treatment type for the specific use and condition of the roadway. 

James Chappel - Streets Division Manager, Spanish Fork, UT

James Chappel is the Streets Division Manager with Spanish Fork City. In this video, he discusses using the best first approach.

Scott Leska - Former Engineering Manager, Marana, AZ

Scott has over 24 years of engineering experience that includes ADOT.  He introduced HA5 High Density Mineral Bond to Marana in 2012 with installations that continue to outperform traditional surface treatments that the town had used previously. 

Clayton Fulton - Asst. City Manager, Hurst, TX

One city that has been benefiting from HA5 installations is Hurst, TX. City management has been able to reduce the overall costs of pavement ownership as well as provide a surface that residents find attractive.

David R. Day - Engineering Manager, Provo City, UT

David discusses using the right tool in the toolbox and the superior performance of the HA5 surface treatment in residential neighborhoods.

Mark Miller - Transportation Manager, Georgetown, TX (retired)

After serving as the Transportation Manager for 28 years, Mark discusses the challenges agencies face in maximizing asphalt pavement life at the lowest possible cost.

Brian Frix - Engineer, Rockdale County, GA

Brian shares insights on how Rockdale County is effectively preserving the county’s pavement assets with HA5 High Density Mineral Bond.

Robert Forsyth - Road Manager, Scottsdale, AZ

Pavement management expert Robert Forsyth with 30 years of experience in managing roadways in one of Arizona’s premier cities shares his insights on the latest trend benefiting municipalities to preserve their assets.

Dale E. Goodman - Public Works Director, American Fork, UT

Here, a public works director addresses some of the challenges faced as they work to effectively preserve their city’s infrastructure. One way this agency effectively extends the life of their pavement assets is utilizing by High Density Mineral Bonds – HA5.

Rod Thompson - Road Department Director, Tooele County, UT

Tooele County, as one of the nation’s fastest-growing counties, has overcome the challenge of making the most out of limited funds by leveraging the right treatments, on the right roads, at the right time. 

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