Recently, Avello Bioenergy along with Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Transportation, the Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa (APAI), the City of Des Moines, Elder Corporation, Grimes Asphalt & Paving Corp., and Bituminous Materials & Supply participated in the first demonstration of Bioasphalt® binder. The demonstration took place in Des Moines, Iowa on the Waveland Trail near Franklin Ave and 55th street. Below are pictures detailing the days events.
Blending Bioasphalt binder at the asphalt terminal plant.
Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) being produced and loaded into trucks at the batch plant.
Paving equipment used for the demonstration.
Asphalt mixture with Bioasphalt binder being used to pave the trail with standard equipment.