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New Paving & Tire Scuffing

Scuff marks on newly built asphalt pavement commonly appear once traffic is given access. In virtually all cases, these tire scuffs will vanish when traffic increases and will leave no trace behind. Scuff marks are rarely an indication of improper construction or a reduced life for the pavement. Since these […]

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Asphalt Paving Requires Teamwork

Once an asphalt paving project is underway, the last thing your paving contractor wants is to experience a delay. Delays can make customers unhappy, especially if the customer has to keep his area closed longer than was anticipated. Delays can make contractors unhappy; after all, every delay can potentially cost […]

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Asphalt Pavement & Winter Paving

Most people know that asphalt contractors tend to be busiest between late spring and early fall, but not everyone is aware that asphalt paving jobs are frequently performed during the winter. Paving in cold weather is more challenging, but experienced contractors know that if the proper steps are taken, the […]

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Asphalt Paving & Snow Preparation

Winter can be very unkind to your asphalt pavement. Every spring, asphalt contractors field numerous calls from customers who are shocked at how badly their pavements deteriorated between the time that the first leaf fell and the last icy patch melted. If you want your asphalt pavement to survive the […]

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Asphalt – How Thick Should It Be?

Full-depth asphalt is an excellent choice for a variety of pavement types. It is economical and fast to install, but it is remarkably long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing and flexible but strong. Many people, especially those who know that the thickness of concrete pavement plays a vital role in its strength and […]

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Asphalt Pavement – Winter Driving

In repeated surveys, between 29 percent and 33 percent of the Americans surveyed report that fall is their favorite season. Some cite the relief of cooler temperatures after a long, hot summer. Others point to the changing colors of the leaves on trees as the reason for preferring fall. Some […]

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Asphalt Pavement & Cleaner Air

When most people think of clean air, they think of seaside breezes or crisp mountain air. Some people think of the things that can be detrimental to clean air, including emissions from manufacturing plants and vehicles. In recent years, more and more people are looking for ways to help contribute […]

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Parking Lot Design – Functionality & Curb Appeal

Although the parking lot is an integral part of your property’s functionality and curb appeal, when designing a building, some architects give little thought to the design of the adjacent parking lot. Once you have had your parking lot open to traffic for a year or two, however, you may […]

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Fall Asphalt Maintenance Preparation | Cape Cod

As soon as the first leaves begin to show their fall colors, many property owners and managers begin to worry whether their asphalt pavements will be able to retain their health and looks over the winter. Without the proper maintenance, your asphalt pavement could look rather bedraggled once spring arrives. […]

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Asphalt Paving: Temperature and Timing

Most people are aware that asphalt is applied while it is quite hot, so it might seem that paving can be performed even in cold weather. However, it can actually be too cold to pave — there are certain laws of physics that simply cannot be overcome completely. For asphalt […]

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