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Don’t Underestimate Your Utility Construction Capabilities

Don’t Underestimate Your Utility Construction Capabilities Three considerations to take your fleet's efficiency to the next level. As more and more infrastructure projects begin, following the passing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment Act, there is a strong push to move above-ground utility lines underground. Numerous advantages come with moving electricity lines, telephone wires and water pipes underground; however, underground utility…

Revolutionizing Roadwork

The Offset Vibratory Roller Attachment outperforms self-propelled compaction rollers in almost every aspect – eliminate the risk of rollovers while offering the same compaction pounds/cubic foot as traditional methods without the weight. Read more to see how you can take your next road repair project to the next level.

5 Ways Attachments Enhance Productivity and Profitability

5 Ways Attachments Enhance Productivity and Profitability The passing of the $1.2 billion Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment Act opened the door for a flood of road and utility construction projects focused on rebuilding America’s infrastructure. While this presents a huge opportunity for contractors, success depends on having the right equipment to tackle projects effectively, efficiently and safely. Sometimes the most cost-effective…

Ohio Road Revamp

Ohio Road Revamp Some of the most dangerous roadways in the country include bustling highways, high-speed interstates and tricky intersections. But unexpected danger lies beyond big-city distractions and high-traffic roads, where the hazards relate to nature more than other vehicles. The roads of southeastern Ohio wind around the hills, resulting in sharp turns and corners. While an average vehicle doesn’t…

Do More With Less

The FH-R Material Placement Attachment outperforms traditional shouldering methods in almost every aspect – with 1/5 the investment and 50% less labor. Read more to see how you can take your next road repair project to the next level.

FH-R Material Placement Attachment Reduces Labor by 50%

The patented FH-R material placement attachment provides contractors with 50% reduced labor at 1/5 of the cost of traditional self-propelled equipment. Additionally, the remote-controlled design of the attachment allows the operator of the host machine to control the attachment via remote control — enhancing safety by eliminating the danger of additional workers standing along the jobsite.

Roadbuilding Remastered

Road repair projects are on the rise, but limited budgets require a reevaluation of methods and efficiency to ensure the available funds can stretch far enough. With crews facing a growing backlog of jobs, contractors are looking for ways to improve efficiency and get more done with the same amount of time and workers. Is your fleet up to the…

Increase Versatility of Offset Vibratory Roller with New Accessory

Road Widener now offers a spray bar system that increases the versatility of the Offset Vibratory Roller attachment. This accessory fits on all Offset Vibratory Roller attachments and aids in suppressing dust particles, compacting aggregates and preventing clumping when rolling hot mix asphalt.

Expanded Sales Coverage with Three New Managers

Road Widener LLC recently promoted Todd Dohnal to business development manager and appointed Jack Guebard and Rick Cuozzi as regional sales managers. Dohnal will focus on global sales while Guebard will serve the central United States and Cuozzi will cover the eastern United States.

Petersen Landscaping Testimonial

Petersen Landscaping has been using Road Widener’s FH-R material placement machine since September 2020. As a small contractor, this tool has helped my company take on demanding jobs that no one else wanted to touch — and do it profitably — all with a small crew. It’s a game-changer for my business.

Case Study: Siskiyou Telephone Company

Our telephone company has been serving western Siskiyou County, California’s telecommunications needs for 125 years, and were founded on a commitment to quality and safety. We first discovered Road Widener from an advertisement, which encouraged us to seek out alternative methods for our telephone and internet line trench backfilling applications.

A Fork in the Road

During the peak of road repair season, having efficient tools that won’t strain other areas or compromise safety is important. Roadbuilding tasks have long been plagued with inefficient methods and extremely costly solutions. With the experience of roadbuilding in our background, we talked with other roadcrews about their pain points and incorporated our own experience and their feedback – amounting…

Road Repair Contractors Achieve 90% Less Maintenance

The FH-R precisely dispenses topsoil, gravel, asphalt, limestone and more on roadways and shoulders — all with an attachment compatible with common machines that contractors already own. This offers road repair contractors unbeatable versatility and profitability.

Case Study: ROMCO Equipment Co.

ROMCO Equipment Co. has been working with Road Widener since 2016, and it has been nothing but a positive experience. We were promised a shouldering product that was durable and had a place in our market — true on both points.

Smooth Slopes

Crewmember safety is the highest priority in road construction. And with so many uncontrollable variables on a busy highway or narrow back road, a contractor shouldn’t be forced to further risk their crew’s safety by using poorly designed equipment.

Expanded Global Sales Coverage, Two New Regional Sales Representatives

Road Widener recently appointed Todd Dohnal and Jack Nate as regional sales managers, as the company focuses on expanding its direct sales coverage worldwide to better serve its customers.

Heightened Safety to Road Crews with Offset Vibratory Roller Attachment

Road Widener offers the industry’s first Offset Vibratory Roller attachment. The attachment’s offset, patented design allows the host machine to drive safely on flat ground while compacting sloping shoulders, ditches and other hard-to-reach areas alongside the road, a task that has traditionally put road crews in danger of rollover accidents, increased workers’ comp costs and led to poor safety ratings.

The FH-R: Your Competitive Advantage

The FH-R Road Widener can place aggregate with one person in under 10 minutes! Flexibility for single, left side, right side or dual discharge.

Case Study: Wagner Equipment Co.

Our customers have high standards when it comes to equipment. Wagner Equipment Co. serves some of the largest asphalt contractors in Colorado’s metropolitan areas. They are in need of the latest in road construction and road repair equipment to keep their businesses running at peak efficiency.

Case Study: Colorado Public Works

Commerce City, Colorado implemented a money-saving tactic, by purchasing a Road Widener. Having previously used a Motor Grader machine, Commerce City could only widen one mile per day. However, with the Road Widener, the city was able to complete up to two miles per day.

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