Problems With Winter Snow and Ice Can Be Minimized by Anti-Icer

Every year the axis of the Earth tilts slightly to alter the angle of the sun’s light while also limiting the amount of sunlight that reaches the Northern Hemisphere. As cold winds and autumnal changes sweep the land many businesses and communities brace for inevitable winter weather. In more northern climes this often means winter… Read more »

Bulk Transportation for Your Fuel Products

With such large quantities of different fuel products, the thought of managing transportation to your location can be overwhelming. Here at Blue Line Transportation, we work with our sister company, Cascade Petroleum Transportation, to provide fuel transportation services. Our fleet has dedicated tankers for AV Gas, Jet Fuel, Diesel and gas. Located in both Portland… Read more »

Application Equipment for Dust Control Using Earthbind®100

Often, customers ask if they can apply our product themselves for topical dust control. Many times the customer already has or has access to the proper equipment. However, there are common cases where they do not. The following is a brief overview of the recommended application equipment for the application of Earthbind® 100 for topical… Read more »

MicroCoat™ Can Help Accent and Preserve Walking Paths and Bike Lanes

Today an increasing number of people use walking paths and bike lanes in their commute or as part of their daily exercise routine. These smaller thoroughfares can sometimes be close to larger roads and high traffic areas. Accenting them and preserving their long-term integrity can both save money and improve overall safety. To answer these… Read more »

Mill and Fill and Chip Seal Paving Systems

Older paved surfaces that have suffered excess damage, or degradation from seasonal weather and traffic wear, often need to be repaved to some degree. In many of these situations, the underlying roadbed may still be structurally sound, making mill and fill or chip seal paving a cost-efficient option. Here at Blue Line Transportation Company headquartered… Read more »

Earthbind® Stabilizer Offers Cost-Effective Maintenance for an Unpaved Roadbed

Unpaved roads are often composed of an aggregate mixture of gravel, rock, sand, local soils and other small particles. The change of seasons and local weather can often alter the relationship between these materials leading to problems with fugitive dust and roadbed degradation. An unpaved road that develops a washboard effect, significant potholes, ruts and… Read more »

Blue Line Transportation Company Provides a Wide Range of Asphalt Products for Road Construction

Blue Line Transportation Company has developed a strong reputation for producing, transporting and applying quality asphalt emulsion products throughout the Pacific Northwest. In 2012, we expanded our asphalt manufacturing plant which also allows us to provide a variety of asphalt emulsions and custom mix design. Our facilities include an AASHTO accredited lab onsite to ensure… Read more »

Consistent Gasoline, AV-Gas and Diesel Distribution Helps Minimize Downtime During Peak Season

As cold temperatures and winter weather start to give way to spring and summer many operations throughout the Pacific Northwest embrace the frenetic pace of peak season. This is especially true for road construction companies, mining operations, fire operations and municipal maintenance crews. At the same time, most of the necessary vehicles used in these… Read more »

Using Asphalt Emulsion as a Pavement Sealer

As time goes on even a high-quality area of pavement can suffer cracks and damage. This is often related to seasonal changes in local weather and temperature. With some older roads, it could also be related to subsoil changes in the stability of previously developed roadbed. In many of these instances, milling or replacing the… Read more »

Earthbind®, the Water Resistant Alternative for Dust Control

Dust palliatives are used to control fugitive dust originating from unpaved surfaces. There are dozens of types and brands of dust palliatives. The most common types range from plain water, surfactants, chlorides, synthetic polymers, vegetable oils (soybean oil, sugar beet oil), bentonite clays, lignosulfonates, paraffinic (mineral) oils, petroleum resins, engineered modified asphalt emulsions (Earthbind®), etc…. Read more »