Another Great Sealing Option For Asphalt To Extend Life!

An asphalt sealer is critical for extending the life of your paving. In our last blog we discussed GEM Seal. Now, we are showing you another great sealer to use to extend the life of your asphalt! PolyTar combines elasticity and flexibility for the most cost-effective applications. Longest lasting pavement sealer on the market with 25 years of […]

Unsealed Asphalt Surfaces Break Down and Deteriorate

Sealcoating Asphalt Can Double the Life of Your Paving Sealcoating Asphalt to block the sun’s ultraviolet rays will help protect the essential strength and flexibility properties of asphalt. Without sealcoating asphalt, the sun’s rays will allow it to become it brittle and full of hairline cracks that will make the surface vulnerable to water invasion. Aggregate ravels from the […]

We Love Our Customers, and They Love Us!

One of our recent customers sent to us this letter the other day, thanking us for the work we did, so we thought we would share! Cindy, I just wanted to follow up and say “thank you” to Sentry Management and the Esprit Homeowners Association for replacing the gutters in the Festival Court cul-de-sac of […]

History of Asphalt

Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the beloved Little House on the Prairie, tells of her first encounter with an asphalt pavement. She was on a wagon journey with her parents in 1894 that took them through Topeka. “In the very midst of the city, the ground was covered by some dark stuff that silenced all […]

What is Full Depth Reclamation?

Full Depth Reclamation (FDR) is a pavement rehabilitation technique in which the full flexible pavement section and a predetermined portion of the underlying materials are uniformly crushed, pulverized or blended, resulting in a stabilized base course; further stabilization may be obtained through the use of available additives. (ARRA) All pavement structures, with the passage of […]

ASPHALT Florida Rides on Us!

The Best and Fastest Way to build a road in the short and long term: best value, least intrusive to your voters, and the lowest impact on local businesses. Black is the new Green: Asphalt is the most recycled product in America and has the lowest carbon footprint of any paving material. Creates Jobs: Asphalt puts constituents to […]

Pavement Selection Check-List

Asphalt Pavement Options! In making a decision concerning the type of pavement to use on a roadway, an agency is obligated to get the best value for the taxpayers. It is up to contractors to provide the pavement that gives the best possible performance at the lowest possible price. Thus, pavement type selection should be […]

Final Considerations for Pavement Selection

There are considerations beyond those discussed above that may be used in determining the type of pavement appropriate for a given situation. It is important to review these in order to develop a holistic justification for pavement type selection decisions. Sustainability It is becoming increasingly important to consider the environmental and economic impacts of pavement […]

Asphalt is America’s Most Recycled Material

According to the 1993 AASHTO Guide, the option of recycling the existing pavement or material from other sources may be a reason to select a particular type of pavement. Future recycling opportunities may also factor into the decision. ASPHALT IS AMERICA’S MOST RECYCLED MATERIAL Asphalt is unique in composite construction materials in that when it […]

Construction Considerations for Asphalt

The 1993 AASHTO Guide states that the option of staged construction may dictate the type of pavement chosen in a given situation. Other factors such as speed of construction, access to businesses, maintenance of traffic during construction, safety, ease of placement, accommodation of future widening, and timing of construction during the year are also important […]

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