An asphalt recycling process is gaining popularity at construction sites

By Robert Kelly, St Louis Post-Dispatch EDWARDSVILLE • Recycling old asphalt from roads and parking lots is an old idea that is gaining new traction. Interest is growing in a recycling process that uses broken-up old asphalt as a base … Continue reading

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Byrne & Jones Sports Installing a Track and Three Synthetic Turf Fields for Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo.

SPRINGFIELD, MO. – Missouri State University’s largest athletics and recreational project to date includes a new track and three synthetic turf fields, all being installed by St. Louis-based Byrne & Jones Sports.  Slated for completion in August 2014, the project … Continue reading

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Kalicak Joins Byrne & Jones Construction as Project Engineer

St. Louis Business Journal ST. LOUIS – Caitlin Kalicak has been named project engineer for Byrne & Jones Construction’s Asphalt Division. Byrne & Jones is the largest commercial asphalt paving company in metro St. Louis. In her new position, Kalicak … Continue reading

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Byrne & Jones Sports Construction to build three fields, running track for Missouri State University

The Standard – Trevor Mitchell All across the campus of Missouri State University, it’s easy to tell that big changes are in the making. Parking lots are being demolished, the track is being torn out and the student section of … Continue reading

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Byrne & Jones Sports Division names Jameson Sheley as GM

St. Louis Post Dispatch By Robert Kelly Byrne & Jones Construction has named Jameson Sheley as general manager of its sports division. Sheley will oversee the construction of the St. Louis County-based firm’s natural and artificial turf, track and field, … Continue reading

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Asphalt Maintenance

Asphalt maintenance goes beyond just sealcoating. A lot of damage to asphalt can occur with water intrusion through cracks in the asphalt. Asphalt Crack filling is an essential application in addition to sealcoating for long term pavement protection Continue reading

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Synthetic Turf Field Maintenance

Maintaining a synthetic turf field is essential for optimum appearance, safety, playing performance and field longevity. Continue reading

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Slurry seals v. Micro surfacing…what’s the difference?

Slurry seals are typically applied in residential areas, parking lots, and lower speed access roads. They are used to improve skid resistance and appearance and to seal minor surface imperfections. They can be constructed with a wide variety of aggregates … Continue reading

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Maintenance Tips for your Athletic Field Surfaces

Athletic Field Maintenance Post signs prohibiting smoking and carrying food or drink onto the field. Keep your field clean. No vehicle traffic, no heavy loads. Do not allow chewing tobacco, gums, sunflower seeds. Groom on a regular basis.   Running … Continue reading

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Fields of Choice

Education institutions should consider many factors when choosing athletic field surfaces. Britt Taulbee | American School and University For athletes, the surface on which they run, jump and tackle is as important as the lighting and facility in which they … Continue reading

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