Haul Roads

Quality Haul Roads for Cleveland, Ohio Construction or Utility Work

What is a haul road? A haul road is a temporary road that is created to allow the movement of workers, equipment, and materials to and from a construction site. In Northeast Ohio, haul roads are frequently needed during large construction projects, mining activities, forestry, and major utility work. A well-constructed haul road is essential to any construction project that must navigate wooded, rocky, unpaved, or otherwise difficult to move through areas.

Factors in Constructing the Ideal Haul Road

Constructing a quality haul road is a lot more difficult than it may seem. Factors that can have a dramatic impact on the usability and longevity of a haul road in Northeast Ohio include:

  • Site Preparation: Before constructing a haul road, the space must be leveled and cleared of all vegetation, trees, rocks, and other debris
  • Grade, Size, and Shape: The steepness, length, width, and direction of the desired haul road are important design factors
  • Surface Quality: Haul roads can be made from a variety of different materials (e.g., asphalt, gravel, soil, etc.), each with their own pros and cons
  • Drainage and Soil Quality: Proper soil drainage is needed so that the haul road does not flood or contaminate nearby water sources with construction run-off. Similarly, if a haul road is not paved, the design must consider ways to minimize the formation of dust clouds that can impair visibility and endanger peoples’ health

Why Quality Haul Roads are a Worthwhile Investment

The importance of a well designed and constructed haul road to any construction, mining, or forestry project in Northeast Ohio cannot be overstated. It has been estimated that a poorly constructed haul road will ultimately cost ten times that of a well-constructed haul road in maintenance costs alone! Haul road problems such as pot holes, rutting, heavy run-off, loose surface materials, slippery road surfaces, and drainage problems can be safety hazards and can significantly delay construction projects. Because of this, it is well worth investing in a professional Cleveland-area haul road construction company who can get the job done right the first time.

VanCuren’s Guaranteed Haul Road Design and Construction

VanCuren Tree Services is not just an excellent source for tree care and maintenance; we have also been constructing haul roads all over Cuyahoga County since 1986. Our teams have designed and constructed haul roads of various sizes, for many different industries. VanCuren makes use of state-of-the art haul road construction equipment, such as terrain levelers, bulldozers, excavators, and haul trucks, which ensure that every job is completed safely and on budget. What’s more, VanCuren is dedicated to environmentally friendly construction techniques that safeguard soil and ground water. VanCuren is here for any haul road need you may have!

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