Why Road Repairs for Cycle Safety Are More Important Than Ever
01Jun

Why Road Repairs for Cycle Safety Are More Important Than Ever

In light of the new investment package announced by the government in May 2020, road repairs for cycle safety is more important than ever. Find out more here.

Government Announces Multi-Billion Pound Investment For Transport Infrastructure
18May

Government Announces Multi-Billion Pound Investment For Transport Infrastructure

In May 2020 the Government announced it would be investing heavily in transport infrastructure. Learn more about the Transport Infrastructure and how BituChem are supporting with road maintenance around the country at this time.

Spring Forward with Road Emulsions from BituChem
23Mar

Spring Forward with Road Emulsions from BituChem

With more vehicles more than ever using the highway network, keeping them safe and moving is vital to the economy. Learn more here about how road emulsions by BituChem are supporting with vital road surfacing maintenance.

Road Resurfacing After Extreme Weather
09Mar

Road Resurfacing After Extreme Weather

Following extreme weather at the beginning of 2020, it's all hands on deck to ensure road resurfacing is carried out efficiently to keep road users safe.

How are potholes assessed?
05Feb

How are potholes assessed?

BituChem have a wide range of materials and product options to ensure that both reactive and proactive road repairs can be carried out to potholes and surface dressing can be renewed as part of a summer restoration scheme

Winter Ready for Road Repairs
15Dec

Winter Ready for Road Repairs

We have already experienced winter driving conditions including ice, frost and areas of dense freezing fog. Gritters are despatched to prevent ice forming and creating dangerous driving conditions. But this can adversely affect the asphalt in the long term.

What’s the Difference Between Sealed and Unsealed Roads?
10Dec

What’s the Difference Between Sealed and Unsealed Roads?

A sealed road is defined as a route which is properly formed with sub layers. Unsealed roads are classed as routes accessible by vehicles that are not sealed with surfacing and emulsions, metalled, or gravelled.

Moving from Preventative to Reactive Surface Treatments
16Oct

Moving from Preventative to Reactive Surface Treatments

As we approach the end of the year, there is a shift from the preventative applications of surface treatments which are designed to preserve our highways and minor roads.

What is a Road Camber?
04Oct

What is a Road Camber?

Roads are not flat but are designed and constructed to assist in the drainage of water. This is known as a camber. The surface is angled to stop rain water and snow melt gathering into puddles.

Autumn Road Repairs with BituChem
16Sep

Autumn Road Repairs with BituChem

Road repairs during the Autumn are a combination of pre planned and scheduled activities, assessments of areas likely to need urgent repairs, and reactive maintenance prior to the onset of more extreme conditions.