Earthbind®, the Environmentally-Friendly Alternative to Chlorides for Dust Control

Calcium Chloride Can Help Control Dust on Unpaved Roads

Dust Control Measures Can Reduce Annual Costs

Blue Line Transportation Company Offers a Variety of Dust Control Products

Earthbind®, the Environmentally-Friendly Alternative to Chlorides for Dust Control

Magnesium and calcium chloride are commonly used as a dust suppressant agent on unpaved roads in the western parts of the United States during the spring and summer. Likewise, chlorides are used extensively for deicing/anti-icing on paved roads during the winter. Chlorides are often used as a dust control agent since they are hygroscopic and deliquescent -- the ability to... read more »

Calcium Chloride Can Help Control Dust on Unpaved Roads

Unpaved roads are often an amalgam of gravels, aggregate materials, native rocks, sand, and small soil particles. Changes in weather, dry spells, and long-term drought can cause some of the smaller particles in the unpaved road to disassociate from the roadbed. A vehicle driving down the road, or a strong wind can turn fugitive dust particles into the air. The... read more »

Dust Control Measures Can Reduce Annual Costs

In the summer, fugitive dust particles on unpaved roads can prove hazardous in several different ways. This drives many rural municipalities, townships, and road construction companies to look for cost-effective dust control measures. Here in the Pacific Northwest, Blue Line Transportation Company is proud to offer several different options to control dust on unpaved roads. Some entities prefer calcium chloride... read more »

Blue Line Transportation Company Offers a Variety of Dust Control Products

For over four decades, has provided and shipped asphalt products all across the Pacific Northwest. This includes a wide variety of dust control products for treating unpaved roadbeds. The dust generated by the passage of traffic on unpaved roads leads directly to road deterioration and sediment run-off, and can also pose other ecological threats to local watersheds and wildlife.... read more »