Industry News

Owego-Apalachin Schools – Owego, New York

In 2011, flooding from Tropical Storm Lee caused significant damage to the Owego-Apalachin School District. Consequently, FEMA announced the approval of $23 million in funding to relocate its schools to a less flood-prone area and construct the administrative, maintenance, and storage buildings that were badly damaged. One of the final steps was to reconstruct the...

Clarkson Student Awarded Ruston Paving Scholarship

Clarkson University’s Construction Engineering Management (CEM) program has awarded the 2014-15 Ruston Paving Scholarship to a civil engineering student. Jacob Bohnert ’16 of Sherburne, N.Y., was selected for his academic achievements and student involvement throughout campus. He serves as the captain of the Steel Bridge Team, which is part of Clarkson’s Student Projects for Engineering...

Thanks 2014…Hello 2015!

The end of one construction season brings Ruston Paving the dawn of another. As 2015 will mark our 72nd year in business, we hope this will be our best year ever. It is this wish we also hope for everyone. Happy New Year!

Magazine Article Features Our Recycling Efforts

Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction magazine just published a fantastic article about Ruston Paving’s efforts to use the full depth reclamation process on commercial projects. Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction is the leading magazine serving contractors in the paving, sealcoating, pavement marking and sweeping industries by providing “how to” information to help contractors run their businesses more effectively and...

Ruston Paving Continues to Promote the Industry to High School Students

Ruston Paving once again participated in the Rochester Construction Career Day.  2012 marks the 15th year the event has taken place.  The purpose of the career day is to provide area high school students with a unique and informative look at the construction industry in hopes of generating interest in the skilled trades.  With the skills gap...

Fun for All Ages

Ruston Paving is always looking for new ways to promote our industry.  The video below surely represents a fun way to do just that!

How Is Asphalt Made?

Some of you may have driven by one of Ruston Paving’s paving crews and seen them laying down asphalt.  However, not many have been to a quarry or blacktop plant to see how asphalt is made.  This video from The Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made” series does a great job explaining the process.

Virginia DOT Uses Recycling Construction Methods on I-81

In 2011, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) used several innovative recycling methods to rehabilitate a 4 mile stretch of Interstate 81.  One of the techniques involved pulverizing the existing material in place and mixing it with Portland cement to establish a stabilized base on which an asphalt surface course could then be applied.  This...