Road paves way for economic development

"AHMEEK, Mich. (WLUC) Sometimes, the barriers to business can be easily solved. An improved road in Ahmeek is helping local businesses grow.

A simple road can mean a world of difference for a growing company. The Neuvokas corporation makes a synthetic building material. They know the importance of a road.

"When you can't get a heavy truck into your facility because of your load restrictions a couple of times a year, it just makes it difficult to actually perform business on a regular basis," said Erik Kiilunen, CEO of Neuvokas..." Read full article and watch video here.

Randy Oja

MJO Contracting

I wanted to drop a line and comment on your GatorBar product. This is the second project we’ve used it on and the first one that we used a power rake with. We placed the bar 18” OCBW and chaired it to 2 1/2” for a 5” slab. The GatorBar worked well, in particular we noticed how it rebounded back to the center of the slab after we drove over it, with steel rebar the rebar would often end up bent and left at the bottom of the slab, where it does nothing for crack control. Also, the labor savings on rebar placement was significant and I know the crew appreciated not having to wrestle with the heavy steel. We look forward to using it again on future projects.