This 2003 e-mail about GSB® performance, written by an industry expert, is just as relevant today as it was then! From: Peter Sebaaly Sent: 1/ 22/2003 To: Dan Gee Subject: Preventive Maintenance Dan, …for your meeting with the Iowa Highway Research Board. The first thing you want to do is to educate those in charge that preventive maintenance is the best way to keep up with their pavement system. Preventive maintenance means that you do something to the pavement before you st
Why did the Gee Seal Change? For the observant among you, the math doesn’t add up. We seemed to go from “In Business for 44+ Yrs” to “Est. 1950”. The explanation is an easy one. While the company name “Gee Asphalt Systems was launched in 1973, it rose up on the stable foundation of Gee Grading & Excavating, est. in 1950 by Albert Gee. It was through the daily work of Gee Grading & Excavating, Albert became aware of the growing health and environmental concerns associated with
When your 50+ properties are scattered across the country do you make 50+ calls to contractors from
each location and cross-your-fingers, just hoping the quality will be satisfactory? Or, do you choose 1 reputable company that travels nationwide–even during our Midwest off-season–to all your properties? The Gee promise:
We provide the highest quality products and services possible for a reasonable and fair price anywhere in the U.S.!
We've traveled coast to coast, border
“Responsible asset management practices combined with an
ever-increasing pressure on
budgets, is reshaping the overall approach towards airport pavement management. The industry is
pro-actively accessing processes
and systems to safely treat airfield asphalt pavements and pivoting towards more preservation and
–Airport Consultants Council Recently ASI presented the Life Extension of Airport Asphalt Pavement, Preventive Maintenance & P-608 as part
The recently published Federal Aviation Administration’s revised Advisory Circular contains new and revised “P” Specs.
They are as follows:
Emulsified Asphalt Seal Coat
For ALL airfield pavements – including runways, low speed taxiways, shoulders, overruns, roads, parking areas. For maximum benefit, apply to new asphalt pavement and pavements in fair or better condition. P-609
Bituminous Surface Treatments
For airports servin
Garfield County Regional Airport (RIL):
How a Pro-active Pavement Maintenance Strategy is saving this airport millions! The Need for a Pro-active Strategy:
"In mountainous areas subject to extreme weather conditions, asphalt will fail after only 12 years, even if a runway was initially designed to structurally hold for 20 years."
–William VanHercke, Manager, Aviation Services, CH2M HILL's Northwest Mountain Region
“Research shows that if airports maintain asphalt paveme
Proven on 400+ airfields and 300+ runways nationwide, GSB-88® qualifies for AIP funds!
The recently published Federal Aviation Administration’s revised Advisory Circular contains new and revised “P” Specs. One of the new additions is P-608 Emulsified Asphalt Seal Coat which calls for Gilsonite Modified Asphalt Emulsion to be used on ALL airfield pavements, including runways and high-speed taxiways. Although P-608 is a new FAA specification, Gilsonite Modified Asphalt Emuls
As a family business, here at Gee, we have been conducting research on preservation products for close to 50 yrs and counting. But, as we all have observed firsthand, the asphalt industry has changed while costs have risen--and roads just don’t last as long as they used to. And, in response and under the mandate of reducing costs and sustaining vital infrastructure, many other entities (only some are listed to the side) have done independent research with all the same results
Asphalt Preservation with Gee Asphalt Systems, Inc Introducing a quick video all about Gee's proud history, mission, and the cost-saving benefits of using GSB to extend the life of your pavements.
Check our YouTube Channel to see examples of our processes and workmanship. #countyroadrepair #parkinglotmaintenance #streetrepair #p608 #pavementrepair #asphaltpreservation #runwaymaintenance #geeasphalt #sealcoat #GSB88 #trailmaintenance #gsb88 #airportmaintenance #tarmacmaintena
“GSB-88® Sealer Binder cost about 8x less than the cost of applying new asphalt.”
--Matt Hawks, General Manager, White Cloud Casino
“Thank-you for introducing us to a cost-effective and efficient product (GSB-88®)! All airfield users agree it is a great improvement rejuvenating a deteriorated taxiway into an almost new system.”
--Shaun Germolus, Director of Operations, Duluth International Airport
"Analysis shows GSB-88® yields a Savings-To-Investment Ratio (SIR) Of 5.0