Partnering with Pavement Solutions means having experts on-hand for all concrete & asphalt paving and maintenance needs– with a timely response for emergency repairs and cost-effective solutions.
Pavement Solutions was founded in 2001 in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Today, our office is in Palatine, IL.

Our Mission

We are focused on growth through exceptional customer service, education, quality, and accountability; providing commitment to both customer and employee.

Our Vision

We are committed to achieving new standards of excellence in the pavement maintenance industry. To accomplish this, we embrace the challenge of providing our customers with the best overall quality, value, and experience possible.

Timeline of Pavement Solutions, LLC History

  • Owner’s Origin

    Owner’s Origin

    John Butler got his start in the construction industry as a foreman for a large mainline commercial paving contractor; and soon thereafter moved on to working as a heavy civil estimator and operations manager.

  • Founded


    John Butler crossed paths with Gary Rabine through common construction projects; and Gary decided that his paving business needed to expand onto a separate entity with the sole purpose of pavement maintenance. Gary and John collaborated to create Pavement Solutions, which started as a regional sealcoating and line-striping service providing maintenance services for parking lots in the McHenry County area. The split from Rabine allowed Pavement Solutions to solicit in work from RP’s competition.

  • Branching Out

    Branching Out

    Pavement Solutions tripled their number of employees and their service area. The main office was moved to moved to Schaumburg, IL, which positioned P.S. in the O’Hare Corridor and opened doors to large property managers and industrial facilities. All the while pursuing and carrying-out national accounts in the lower 48 states, primarily for asphalt and concrete construction with big-box retail stores.

  • Getting Bigger

    Getting Bigger

    Pavement Solutions, LLC was in a steady growth– with amount of work, employees, and equipment; and eventually outgrew the Schaumburg office. Operations were then moved to Palatine, IL.

  • Partners Part Ways

    Partners Part Ways

    After several years of success, Pavement Solutions, LLC had an amicable separation from Rabine Paving. Pavement Solutions had grown exponentially from what it was started as. The split occurred so that Gary and John could focus on their own separate businesses.

  • Residential Repairs

    Residential Repairs

    Residential asphalt and concrete construction/maintenance was introduced into the service offering– after being exclusive to commercial properties since it’s inception.

  • Today


    Today, Pavement Solutions, LLC provides construction, maintenance, and repair services for asphalt and concrete surfaces on commercial and residential properties across the contiguous United States.

The Office Team

John Butler


Colleen Moore

Director of Operations

Rachel Moore

Operations Specialist

Joe Wundsam

Business Development

Connor Butler

Marketing Specialist

Dirk Thome

Project Compliance Manager

Eduardo Escorza Jr.

Job Superintendent

Ryan Karaszewski

Diesel Mechanic

Eva Ramirez