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Construction crews are tasked with shaping raw, untamed lands. This means heavy equipment often has to cross areas where the ground is less than stable. At the same time, contractors must be careful with the environment around them. Construction vehicles can cause a lot of stress to wetlands and other ecologically sensitive areas. When it comes to building on challenging terrain, timber mats from YAK MAT help get the job done. Wood access mats allow heavy equipment to access sites easily, safely and without damaging the delicate ecosystems around them.

Made from hardwood, these timber mats are used to create temporary roadways and staging areas for construction equipment. When assembled over swamps, marshes, wetlands or any other area with loose soil, hardwood construction mats such as these create a safe roadway. This makes it easier for large vehicles to access sites. Using these heavy-duty timber mats allows contractors to reach locations that may not otherwise be accessible because there are no roads. They also help protect the environment because they minimize pressure exerted by heavy equipment and prevent wheels and treads from tearing the ground.

  • Coated ends for rot protection
  • Precision drilled to meet exact specifications
  • Made of dense hardwoods
  • Each rod is notched for safety and security
  • Allows heavy equipment to cross
  • Various sizes including custom sizing available


4’ × 8” × 16’ 18 – 21 2,139 – 2,461

4’ × 8” × 18’ 15 – 17 2,558 – 2,943

Depending on your specific needs, we also offer custom sizes and dimensions for these mats. This means no matter what type of terrain or application you’re facing, we have the ability to provide you with a solution that will be the perfect fit.


Our range of mats are the ideal solution for providing access to remote and ecologically sensitive job sites. Among the many applications our products can serve include:

  • Ground protection
  • Access on the right-of-way
  • Work pads
  • Pads for staging equipment and materials on pipeline project yards
  • Track equipment and rubber tire equipment/vehicles

Why Choose YAK MAT?

As the leading provider of access mats in North America, YAK MAT offers a vast selection of wood mats for construction and related services. We’re dedicated to helping construction projects tame and protect rough terrain. Our logging mat products are built to the highest quality standards. We have a comprehensive inventory of ready-to-ship wood mats that can be delivered quickly to virtually any construction site. This can reduce freight costs significantly for contractors.

YAK MAT has more than 40 years of experience building hardwood mats for construction access. Our extensive expertise, combined with our inventory of more than 1 million mats spread across North America, makes YAK MAT the leader in wood mats for heavy equipment. No matter the project, we can provide rentals, purchase options or utilization of used mats whenever necessary.