January 31, 2017

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-s...

June 30, 2016

The following is a snapshot leading to the approval process of GSB ® during a city council meeting.

Le Roy — At Monday’s city council meeting...Gee Asphalt Systems Inc. was approved to apply GSB-88® asphalt emulsion fog seal at a contracted rate not to exceed $50,00...

April 19, 2016

Remember the old adage, April Showers Bring May Flowers? Well if you own asphalt pavement, you know the Spring Thaw will reveal cracks that opened up and froze repeatedly during harsh winter conditions—and damaging cracks brings out-of-control potholes to deal with sooner th...

July 17, 2015

New product promises pavement preservation in Council Bluffs.

Jobeth Devera,


Crews are applying a product called GSB-88 ®, which “penetrates the asphalt and fills in all those voids,” said Jeremy Noel, the department’s streets and sewers manager. If not filled...

June 20, 2015

We’ve all heard in the news the increasing scrutiny and even some lawsuits over health-food claims and misleading ingredients. 

You may also be skeptical about new sealcoat products and their claims...but GSB-88® is not just another sealcoat! Gilsonite Sealer Binder comes f...

March 20, 2015

Not just up to Congress to fix:
In the news, the ASCE graded our
4+ million miles of public roadways a “D” and ranked us 16th in the world! 

Our economy is impacted as freight is slowed down, diverted, impeded on the way to ports, railways, and city centers—and the cost is...

January 7, 2015

(adapted from ASI research)
All of us in the pavement industry are ultimately responsible for how to best sustain our pavements. 


  • There is an enormous amount of pavement in the world, and the quantity is growing every year;

  • Economically & environmentally, it...

November 11, 2014

If you visit Gee’s headquarters in Cedar Rapids, Ia, we'll invite you on the Asphalt Preservation Tour. Because, we haven’t just recently expanded into Asphalt Preservation methods and can only speculate about their performance. No, we have been conducting independent resear...

July 24, 2014

 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....

June 25, 2014


We sat down with Derek to hear his professional take on the problems he and his peers face concerning aging asphalt pavements.

What are some of the current trends or changes you've seen in pavement management since you've been on duty here?

Derek – I think typically in th...

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