Paving the way


Mike Ullery | Daily Call City of Piqua workers re-pave a section of First Street in Shawnee on Thursday morning. The city is utilizing two new pieces of machinery, a paver and a roller as summer street paving begins, a Hamm Breakdown Roller and a Leeboy 8515 Paver. The new paver allows workers to pave up to 15 feet per pass, compared to 12 feet on the old machine, has a nine ton hopper and electronic grade control. Street Superintendent Doug Harter said the new machinery will allow for the undertaking of larger products and help remove much of the chance for human error.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

City of Piqua workers re-pave a section of First Street in Shawnee on Thursday morning. The city is utilizing two new pieces of machinery, a paver and a roller as summer street paving begins, a Hamm Breakdown Roller and a Leeboy 8515 Paver. The new paver allows workers to pave up to 15 feet per pass, compared to 12 feet on the old machine, has a nine ton hopper and electronic grade control. Street Superintendent Doug Harter said the new machinery will allow for the undertaking of larger products and help remove much of the chance for human error.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call City of Piqua workers re-pave a section of First Street in Shawnee on Thursday morning. The city is utilizing two new pieces of machinery, a paver and a roller as summer street paving begins, a Hamm Breakdown Roller and a Leeboy 8515 Paver. The new paver allows workers to pave up to 15 feet per pass, compared to 12 feet on the old machine, has a nine ton hopper and electronic grade control. Street Superintendent Doug Harter said the new machinery will allow for the undertaking of larger products and help remove much of the chance for human error.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2015/07/web1_072315mju_piqua_streetpaving1.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call City of Piqua workers re-pave a section of First Street in Shawnee on Thursday morning. The city is utilizing two new pieces of machinery, a paver and a roller as summer street paving begins, a Hamm Breakdown Roller and a Leeboy 8515 Paver. The new paver allows workers to pave up to 15 feet per pass, compared to 12 feet on the old machine, has a nine ton hopper and electronic grade control. Street Superintendent Doug Harter said the new machinery will allow for the undertaking of larger products and help remove much of the chance for human error.