Following the effect of the severe winter and subsequent thaw, some of the VolkerHighways road networks deteriorated at an unprecedented rate. The temporary repairs soon required permanent reinstatements which became difficult to manage with existing resources.
VolkerHighways had been looking for a different approach to the slow and labour-intensive process of men with jackhammers. As a result, VolkerHighways undertook a 6-week trial of the Multihog patch planer.
From analysis of the trial costs, the commercial viability of the unit is evident. Additionally, productivity of the patch repair team increased because the trialled method was at least three times quicker than traditional methods.
The key benefits the machine brings include:
The process includes:
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Entry submitted by VolkerHighways
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