Ronald McDonald House-Tampa

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 26, 2015

If you know Rose Paving, you know we have big hearts and love helping our community. Our Tampa crew recently got involved with the local Ronald McDonald House. Since the kitchen is at the heart of every home, the Ronald McDonald House offers a home cooked evening meal each night for the families that are…

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Special Olympics World Games

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 18, 2015

177 countries, 7,000 athletes, and 25 different sports make up the biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games. The Special Olympics World Games feature nine days of challenging and inspiring international competition among thousands of athletes, making it the world’s second-largest sports event, after the Olympic Games. The Special Olympics World Games,…

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Nature’s Farm Camp

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / August 07, 2015

This 5 day and 4 night adventure happens on a gorgeous 50 acre farm and nature center in northwest Illinois (Orangeville, IL). Nature’s Farm Camp is an overnight summer camp where kids reconnect with food and nature kids grow, forage, cook, make, build, and explore. Nature’s Farm Camp is a program that aims to build…

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Project Profile: Crackseal the ‘Old Plank Road Trail’ for the Will County Forest Preserve

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / July 30, 2015

Jobsite Location: Old Plank Road Trail Project Scope: Asphalt Joint / Crack Route and Fill of the 20 mile trail that runs from Joliet to Park Forest. Procedure: The crack is first routed out using a routing machine. The machine creates a ½-inch deep by ½-inch wide reservoir / channel for the crackseal material. Next,…

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The 2015 Printers Ball in Chicago, IL

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / July 15, 2015

The 2015 Printers Ball, sponsored by Spudnik Press Cooperative, was held at the Hubbard Street Lofts in Chicago, IL. The Steamroller Spectacular used artists’ print blocks and the parking lot to create banner-sized collaborative prints. Rose Paving was proud to be the steamroller creating these one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Over 300 artists hand-carve various sizes…

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Asphalt Removal & Replacement in Bridgeview, IL

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / July 07, 2015

Jobsite Location: First Service Residential, Bridgeview Place in Bridgeview, IL Project Scope: Asphalt Removal & Replacement of four drive lanes and one driveway, for a total of 24,615 square feet. Procedure: Edges are sawed and tailored to better suit the process of asphalt placement. A cold plane milling machine removes cracked, deteriorated asphalt to the stone…

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Be Safe When You Pave

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / June 25, 2015

If proper precautions are not taken, paving a busy parking lot can pose a dangerous situation to drivers, pedestrians, and even workers. With the holiday weekend arriving, parking lots are as busy and crowded as ever so proper precautions are essential for safety. Rose Paving requires that all of our crews complete safety training each…

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Printers Ball

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / June 18, 2015

Did you know Rose Paving not only paves parking lots but also makes art? We do this year! Spudnik Press Cooperative will be hosting the 2015 Printers Ball on June 27, 2015 at the Hubbard Street Lofts (1821 W Hubbard St; Chicago) from 2pm to 10pm. The Printers Ball is a daylong celebration of literary…

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9 Steps to a Better Parking Lot

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / June 08, 2015

Many of us experienced another record-breaking Winter, with higher than average snowfall and colder than normal temperatures. It is time to say ‘Goodbye’ to Winter and ‘Hello’ to Summer. As a facility professional, you are given the task of maintaining the safety and integrity of your property. Here is a checklist to get your parking…

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Ronald McDonald House

B.J. SchlageterB.J. Schlageter / May 22, 2015

Our Chicago crew has been cooking away at one of the local Ronald McDonald Houses. Since the kitchen is at the heart of every home, the Ronald McDonald House offers a home cooked evening meal each night for the families that are staying there while faring for their young children in nearby hospitals. Four times…

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