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An astonishing and unbelievable road construction and maintenance project performed by City of Los Angeles and several construction companies.
This project is a perfect example of hard working, responsibility, efforts, cooperation and teamwork! A project to ensure kid’s-, bicycle’s, car’s, and pedestrian’s safety and security in traffic, performed by City of Los Angeles.
To maintenance and keeping the roads and traffic secure is one of the most expensive tasks for the tax payer in California.
This is how streets/roads paves and repaves with asphalt after resurfacing.
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Products and companies involved in this project:
– Los Angeles Street Services.
Visit: @FixLaNow – Our Street. Not Wall Street.
Visit: City of Los Angeles –
Visit: Peterbilt – (almost all the trucks used in this project are made by Peterbilt)
Visit: Los Angeles Power and Water –
Visit: Caterpillar –
Visit: Ford –
Visit: Stanley –
Visit: Hamm –
Visit: ELGIN –
Visit: GMC –
Elgin Broom Bear ENG four-wheel mechanical (broom) sweeper.
Elgin Sweeper, the leading manufacturer of street sweepers for general street maintenance, special industrial and airport applications, been more that 100 years in business (Invented in April 1914 by Elgin resident John Murphy).
Few American businesses can claim such a unique distinction as Elgin!
More about this project:
– Replacing old and damaged asphalt with new one at both side of the West Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, California.
– Old asphalt transports away and became new asphalt. It will either be bring back here and reuses in this project or will be use somewhere else in upcoming projects.
– Street and road asphalt paving, and road construction with 3 layers of expensive Eco and durable asphalt!
Location and date of project:
Los Angeles, Ca, West Jefferson Blvd, USA
Sunday 28 July 2019.
Camera: Mobile phone Google Pixel Plus.
Temperature during project: 81 F.
More about Wirtgen Group:
In November 1961 Reinhard Wirtgen founded a small contracting business in Windhagen, Germany, starting with small haulage jobs and later specializing in road construction machinery with concrete breakers.
Eventually Wirtgen expanded his fleet to 100 milling machines and 150 workers operating all over Germany. Reinhard Wirtgen progressed the product portfolio from hot milling to cold milling machines by the end of the 70s, which significantly increased the economic efficiency of the milling process. The international development of the company began when Reinhard Wirtgen set up the first subsidiaries outside of Germany.
More about Peterbilt:
Peterbilt was founded in 1939 and has been the Class of the trucking industry ever since. For 80 years, Peterbilt has been creating purpose-built vehicles crafted to stand the test of time.
More about Caterpillar:
Caterpillar Inc. is an American Fortune 100 corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network.
It is the world’s largest construction equipment manufacturer.
In 2018, Caterpillar was ranked #65 on the Fortune 500 list and #238 on the Global Fortune 500 list.
Caterpillar stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Caterpillar Inc. traces its origins to the 1925 merger of the Holt Manufacturing Company and the C. L. Best Tractor Company, creating a new entity, the California-based Caterpillar Tractor Company.
Caterpillar also licenses and markets a line of clothing and workwear boots under its Cat / Caterpillar name.
Caterpillar machinery is recognizable by its trademark “Caterpillar Yellow” livery and the “CAT” logo.