HIGHWAYS



 

ULTICOLOUR coloured asphalts are BBA HAPAS accredited for use on UK highways as a coloured thin surface course. Our road surfacing solutions are available as either a stone mastic asphalt (SMA), hot rolled asphalt or as coloured pre-coated chippings.

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COLOURED ASPHALT FOR DEMARCATION

ULTICOLOUR asphalts use a clear binder and colour matched aggregates to produce bright coloured asphalts for demarcation on highways. This includes separating traffic like buses, bicycles or pedestrians, assisting with navigation and identifying specific areas like parking zones.

APPLICATIONS

  • Lane demarcation
  • Bus Lanes
  • Cycle lanes
  • Taxi ranks
  • Estate roads
  • Tunnel surfacing

ULTICOLOUR is available as a 6mm, 10mm and 14mm size Stone Mastic Asphalt (SMA) surface course for a range of highways applications.

ULTICOLOUR chippings are available in 20mm and 14mm nominal sizes for use with either conventional HRA surface course or ULTICOLOUR HRA surface course

CASE STUDIES

LONG TERM DURABILITY
ULTICOLOUR SMA has been in use on road and highways in the UK for over 15 years, demonstrating impressive durability and long term performance including on heavily trafficked routes such as bus lanes.
LOWER MAINTENANCE
ULTICOLOUR uses high quality, coloured matched aggregates for and a longer lasting finish that resists surface wear and keeps its appearance for longer. This helps to reduce whole life cost for a higher return on investment.
FAST INSTALLATION
ULTICOLOUR can be laid quickly over large areas using standard paving equipment, just like a conventional asphalt. This means that work can be completed within a short timeframe and reopened to road users, increasing efficiency.
IMPROVED SAFETY
Coloured asphalt surfaces play an increasingly important role in road safety, offering improved visibility in high risk or low light environments.
ACCREDITED CONTRACTORS
ULTICOLOUR is only available for installation by accredited contractors who have full access to our expert training, advice and technical support. This ensures that the client receives an excellent finish every time.

HIGH PSV & SKID RESISTING SURFACING

A number of coloured asphalts are available with high-PSV aggregate for lasting texture in highly trafficked locations. Tarmac can also supply ULTIGRIP a durable, single layer skid resisting asphalt that available in buff or grey colours, depending on whether demarcation is required. It can be laid quickly and typically lasts three times longer than alternative anti-skid surfaces.

Our coloured asphalts are used to enhance safety in high risk areas including pedestrian crossings and where there are changes of direction involving high lateral forces.

 

CONTACT

Tarmac operate six regional offices, offering local customer service throughout the UK.

ADVICE AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Tarmac have a team of experienced Technical Product Support Managers who can provide advice on specific site requirements and offer valuable technical support.

RIBA Accredited CPD sessions are also available on request.

To organise an appointment, email: tpsmmailbox@tarmac.com


Region Name Phone Number
Scotland & North East David Parkinson 03303 119 842
Yorkshire & Lancashire Ian Gaynor 03303 119 843
North West Anthony Smith 03303 119 844
East Midlands Craig Baggaley 03303 119 845
West Midlands & South Wales Jason Howells 03303 119 846
South West Malcolm Page 03303 119 847
London Roger Eke 03303 119 848
East Anglia Jon Daly 03303 119 849
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