Asphalt Weekly Monitor

6 Sep 2019

  • Paving activity was slow early in the week, due to the Labor Day holiday.
  • East Coast retail asphalt and flux pricing declines in most areas to start September.    
  • Wholesale asphalt and flux pricing moved sharply lower on the East Coast.
  • Midwest retail selling prices slipped lower in many locations for the start of September.    
  • Wholesale asphalt prices headed lower for barges, rail and flux in the Midwest.
  • Gulf Coast retail asphalt and flux prices declined in many areas to begin September.   
  • The asphalt and flux barge ranges eased down on the Gulf Coast this week.
  • Rocky Mountain retail prices were mostly steady, with only a few changes. Wholesale prices declined for September material.     
  • West Coast markets noted lower prices for California. Pacific Northwest was mostly steady.    
  • Western Canada retail prices were static, with wholesale markets moving lower.  
  • Eastern Canada asphalt selling price assessments are lower for both Quebec and Ontario.
  • Benchmark oil prices were higher for all grades, WTI – Brent spread narrowed this week.  
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