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Asphalt Paving: Why Safety Is Our Priority

Asphalt contractors and their crews face numerous safety challenges when installing or repairing asphalt pavement. The combination of hot asphalt, heavy equipment, delivery trucks and ground personnel requires that workers be aware of all activity in the area and sensitive to potential safety issues. The vigilance of the contractor’s crew […]

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Hiring A Qualified Asphalt Paving Contractor

If you own or manage a commercial property, you have numerous responsibilities. You must ensure that the property is safe, well-maintained and attractive to prospective and current tenants or customers. At the same time, you must ensure that every dollar you spend represents a wise investment that will provide true […]

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Why Is Edge Milling Prior to Resurfacing Important?

When the foundation supporting a pavement is sound, it may not be necessary to tear out the old pavement and completely rebuild it. Resurfacing is the installation of asphalt on top of a worn or damaged pavement. Resurfacing can be much more economical than removing and replacing the pavement, and […]

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Your Asphalt Contractor – Do You Trust Them?

Asphalt is an economical, attractive and durable choice for a variety of pavements. When properly installed and maintained, asphalt pavement should provide you with many years of life. However, regardless of the work you need, the key to obtaining the best return on your investment is to choose a trustworthy […]

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Paving – Mix Design Basics

High-quality asphalt pavement starts with a good asphalt mix. The types and proportions of the ingredients selected can have a major impact on the quality of the installed pavement. Furthermore, adjusting the formula can enhance certain properties that may be desirable for specific uses. An experienced, reliable asphalt contractor will know […]

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Asphalt Paving – Proper Drainage Ensures Success

Regardless of the intended use or size of the asphalt pavement that they are installing, credible paving contractors pay careful attention to ensure proper drainage. If the pavement does not drain correctly, you could be facing serious liability issues and the premature deterioration of your pavement. Whether your project involves […]

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Asphalt Pavement Rehab & Cost-Effectiveness

There comes a time in the life of every pavement when repairs are either impossible or too frequent and expensive to be cost-effective. At that point, the decision must be made whether to excavate and replace the pavement or rehabilitate it. Sometimes, the only option is to excavate and rebuild […]

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Asphalt Paving & Truck Loading

When you ask for a quote on asphalt pavement, the asphalt contractor will ask you about the number and types of vehicles you expect will use the pavement. This information can help him determine how thick the base and asphalt will need to be. If the pavement will never bear […]

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Asphalt Paving Safety – Traffic Signs & Pavement Markings

Between 1890 and 1925, driving was quite an experience. For many years, there were no laws requiring drivers to prove their competency, signs were practically nonexistent, signal lights had yet to be invented and even children were allowed to drive. As you might expect, chaos ruled the roads. In a […]

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Asphalt Pavement & Project Management

If you have ever driven by a job site where asphalt pavement was being installed, the process may have seemed rather straightforward. To the untrained eye, it may appear the construction of asphalt pavement involves little more than dumping the hot asphalt and rolling it smooth. However, asphalt paving contractors […]

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