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Civil Construction Mats

Contractors who serve the civil market build projects for the common good. Their work includes roads, bridges, highways and utilities that keep their communities safe and thriving. Yet much of what they do takes place in remote or underdeveloped areas. In some cases, the site may feature unstable soils or ecologically sensitive wetlands. Civil construction mats from YAK MAT can solve issues concerning access and protecting the environment. Read on to learn more about how our ground mats for heavy equipment can help make the job easier for you.

Civil Mats

Construction of new roads, freeways, highways, buildings, water or sewer systems, and the growing inner-city transportation systems requires access support and stability. Throughout the country, roadway improvements, water system upgrades and commercial buildings are on the rise. To effectively complete these projects, access mats are necessary to protect the construction area and reduce ground pressure as well as support heavy machinery and supplies.



Regardless of the construction project, our mats provide the support and access needed. Other uses include:

  • Heavy equipment access
  • Ground protection to minimize ground pressure
  • Material and heavy equipment support

What Makes Civil Construction Mats Essential?

When used as temporary roadways and staging areas, our ground protection mats provide a stable and secure foundation for large-scale machinery. Without them, it may not be possible for cranes, dump trucks and other essential machines to reach vital areas.

They also serve an important purpose because they disperse the pressure exerted on the soil by tires and treads. This helps preserve areas where delicate ecosystems might otherwise be damaged by the activity. When utilized properly, these can reduce the impact crews have on the environment around them.

What Makes YAK MAT the Choice for Ground Protection Mats?

Made of durable hardwood timbers, our products are the best ground mats for heavy equipment. They are available in various sizes including custom options, and their notches make for easy lifting and enhanced stability and safety.

We are the only manufacturer of such products with a nationwide network of production facilities close to most major markets. This means we can provide our customers with economies of scale as well as quick delivery virtually anywhere in the United States. Because shipping these mats represents a significant portion of their price, our national presence can cut down on contractors’ costs by a substantial amount.

No one else can match the experience and expertise we bring to the table. We’re ready to leverage our inventory of more than 1 million mats across the country to assist builders serving the civil market.

Contact us today to learn more about what we can do for you or to begin placing your order.