Tag Archives: Waterproofing

Maintaining critical road, rail, and bridge infrastructure


A recent 60 Minutes episode, “Falling Apart,” noted America’s roads, bridges, airports, and rail lines are outdated, neglected, and need to be fixed. The segment goes on to state, “nearly 70,000 bridges in America—one out of every nine—is considered to be structurally deficient.” Indeed, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), “32 percent of the major roads in America are now in poor condition and in need of major repairs.”

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Chicago roofing conference in January

Business Conference and Presentation. Audience at the conference hall.
** Note: Soft Focus at 100%, best at smaller sizes

The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is hosting Roofing and Waterproofing: Get Your Facts Straight—its trade show and seminar event in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. The two-day event will take place in January and feature industry speakers, researchers, and manufacturers to help design, specify, purchase, or install roofing or waterproofing products.

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Roof Coatings and Reroofing Projects


Selecting the proper reroofing material for a given structure after an existing assembly has reached the end of its useful life can be a daunting decision. Affordability, among other technical and performance considerations, remains at the top of the list of most building owners’ concerns. In the pursuit of a healthy balance between cost and quality, thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) membranes and roof coatings are two categories that continue to gain market share.

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