The environmentally-positive alternative for semi-permanent unpaved roads, from the leading innovators in soil stabilization.
- Natural colorations
- Fast turnaround
- Long-term wear course
- Minimal intrusion
- Easy to maintain
- Use of local materials
- Long installation season
- Cost savings
Economical, purposeful, long lasting and aesthetically pleasing roads.
As the industry’s soil stabilization technology leader, Midwest is driven to deliver superior performance while protecting the natural environment. This is Midwest’s “Third Way,” representing significant improvements over old-fashioned asphalt or gravel alternatives. We construct secondary, unpaved roads that perform like paved roads, yet cost less and can last longer.
Learn more about the advantages of a NaturalPave road by downloading or viewing the full collection of soil stabilization techniques above — including test data, case histories and testimonials, construction and completed project photos and videos.
The Senegal Ministry of Transportation needed a new alternative paving method that could strengthen its village roads, which are crucial to the transport of food, livestock, supplies and services. NaturalPave provided a more stable, safe and visually pleasing surface, revitalizing a road network for improved quality of life and upgraded infrastructure to better connect remote citizens to one another and to major urban centers of commerce.
An event center for rodeo and charity events had unpaved entrance roads that would send huge clouds of dust and debris airborne whenever they experienced traffic. Midwest completely transformed its roadways, eliminated the dust and replaced rutted roads with pristine and beautiful-looking surfaces.
A California-based power company owns power lines that run through beach dunes, requiring regular cannon washing to clear dust and debris. NaturalPave technology stabilized the roadway for maintenance vehicle access to its power lines, without violating any of the strict regulations that protect the dunes. This provided long-term protection against erosion, and allowed stable access, with little to no impact on the surrounding environment. The road also experiences zero ATV traffic because it was designed to blend naturally with the surrounding dunes, rather than welcome or encourage passersby to use it as an access route to the protected area.
Steel mill haul roads are worked 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and need to accommodate 150-ton slab haulers. Major problems with dust and rough potholed roads, along with high equipment maintenance and labor costs, necessitated daily grading and continuous watering. Midwest’s soil stabilization techniques eliminated dust and potholes, dramatically reduced grading and stopped water applications. The haul road was smooth, contributing to productivity, while good drainage was maintained and hazardous driving conditions were eliminated.
The old ways cost more in equipment, personnel and material. Compare what it takes to build only one mile to doing so with the “Third Way.”
- Dump Trucks with Gravel
- Water Trucks
- Batch Plant
- Asphalt Trucks
- XX People
- Tractor with Tiller
- Spray Truck
- 5 People
That’s just a single mile. Think about the sheer magnitude of materials, equipment, time and manpower for every mile of road stabilization you need. With conventional, old methods it becomes a rough road of money lost when compared to Midwest’s “Third Way” — the new way of NaturalPave that utilizes native or in-place soils to save money and effort associated with hauling non-native materials.
THE ADVANTAGES ARE AS STRONG AS THE ROAD SURFACE ITSELF
More strength and longevity, for less than conventional methods. The “Third Way” from Midwest increases loading capacity and structural integrity while reducing harmful moisture penetration. New roadbuilding chemistry in NaturalPave offers advanced performance and significant cost savings over ordinary, old-fashioned methods.
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