All our clients know they can depend on Gee for the best Gee Quality Products and Expert Service year after year!
“Thank you for an excellent job at ISU this year… I know we are a challenging customer, we have a lot of events, issues, etc. that we need to try to satisfy and your crew is always willing to help in any way they can.”
--Les Lawson, Iowa State University, Facilities Planning & Management, Manager, Campus Services The Gee Quality MAKES the Gee Difference:
A Road Comparison:
Two roads were paved in 2017. The first Road was sealed with GSB-88® within a month or so of it being paved. The second Road was paved, then left unsealed. Both Roads were routinely checked for decay. 2 years later, the difference is impressive! The first Road sealed with GSB-88® still looks Great, while the second Road, left unsealed, is showing clear signs of decay—the top coat is wearing away exposing loose aggregates. The County Engineer (Marion Co.)
Many of the National Park Service’s deferred maintenance issues could have been avoided with proper preventative attention. "‘You can pay me now or pay me later,‘ says a 1970s oil-filter commercial, which advised spending on preventative auto care to avoid costly repairs later. The slogan is a good analogy for how the deferred maintenance backlog at America’s national parks has climbed to nearly $12 billion.
The mission of the National Park Service is to preserve and protec
The Central Church of Christ in Cedar Rapids, IA, applied a GSB ® sealcoating product to its newly paved parking lot in 1978. The organization has followed the initial application with treatments of the same product every five years.
(Information for this article was provided by Asphalt Systems Inc., Salt Lake City, UT.) Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction: 03/01/19
What do Oregon’s Portland International Airport and Mulino State Airport, Utah’s Blanding Municipal Airport
(After a citizen unexpectedly got GSB® on his vehicle.)
“Complements to your Lincoln, NE crew!"
"…Following the A St. incident, James at Lincoln Roads put me in touch with Myles and, after some uncertainty about available time, we were able to connect. Myles and his two guys, Will and Clifford, were cordial and went out of their way to get my vehicle cleaned up. Sparkles plenty now! My thanks to them and you for doing things the way we wish others would. Great example of how
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
It’s not easy striving to be the best at whatever you do, but when you hear it from a client, well that means so much more. We’re not bragging, we just get the work done! Dear Mr. Gee, I want to thank you and your staff for the many years of quality service you have provided Iowa State University. We sincerely appreciate your efficient, gracious customer service, and level of detail and accountability you have demonstrated on each project. Jon Kline and Ross Edgerton stopped
(excerpted from “How Pittsburgh is test driving tech to make your commute smarter.” Sept 6, 2017, Jeffrey Brown reporting) Another problem for drivers and the city, potholes and decaying streets. And there’s a project under way here to deal with that. Pittsburgh has more than 800 miles of roads and, like most cities, a limited budget to maintain them. Professor Christoph Mertz has devised software that could help the city better determine where to send repair crews.
(excerpted info) Recently, The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) in Auburn, AL completed a comprehensive three-year study, from 2012-2015, regarding the effects crack sealing has on the success of a preservation treatment. 25 different treatments were evaluated. Key Findings Concluded:
1) Crack sealing reduced development of interconnected cracking and reduced subgrade moisture levels.
2) Crack sealing as pre-treatment improved surface treatment r