With some progress being made in Washington regarding a long-term highway bill, The Road Connection travels to the Midwest to stress the importance of this legislation for roads and bridges in the United States.
On April 13, 2012, Astec Mobile Screens will host an open house in conjunction with The Road Connection at its facility in Sterling, Illinois, to share that message.
The program will be held from 1–3:30 p.m., and will include video presentations, product demonstrations and various speakers. The schedule for the program is as follows:
1:00 – Welcome from Astec Mobile Screens
1:15 – Short video, presentation and speeches by The Road Connection
2:00 – Production presentation
2:30 – Networking and Discussions
3:15 – Final call for grand prize entries and drawing
Astec Mobile Screens is a supplier of screening solutions. The full line of products include mobile screening plants, portable and stationary screen structures and the PEP line of high frequency screens for the quarry, recycle, sand and gravel and other material processing industries. Astec Mobile Screens is a branding partner with Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. and Johnson Crushers International, Inc. Collectively, the three companies make up KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, a single-source solution for crushing, screening and material processing. KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is a primary sponsor of The Road Connection.
The Road Connection is a grassroots, non-partisan campaign, traveling the country for a year to advocate for a long-term, federal highway bill. The campaign believes that by passing legislation for improving U.S. roadways, not only will there be a positive effect on the nation’s infrastructure, but will also boost the struggling U.S. economy.