Asphalt pavement is utilized in many different applications because of its strength, durability and cost-effectiveness.
It is the material of choice for parking lots and driveways across the nation because asphalt withstands heavier loads and, when combined with proper asphalt maintenance, lasts for many years.
In order to maximize the life of your asphalt, it is important to develop a pavement management plan involving routine inspections and ongoing preventative maintenance.
The following are common asphalt maintenance procedures,
Asphalt Repair & Patching - Patching is a common asphalt repair on areas of pavement with potholes. Potholes occur when water seeps into pavement through unsealed or improperly sealed cracks. Surrounding pavement falls into the void and forms a pothole.
Asphalt Removal & Replacement - As asphalt pavement progresses through its performance lifecycle, its appearance diminishes over time. Fine hairline cracks spread and deepen within the asphalt. Without ongoing maintenance, water may enter through cracks and holes may form, undermining the substrate. In this case, the most effective form of repair is to remove and replace the deteriorated area.
Pavement Marking | Striping | Lot/Traffic Marking - is an important aspect of pavement maintenance. A properly and well marked parking area is vital to traffic flow and public safety.