Keeping Your Sleigh in Working Order

With valley residents hitting the asphalt to celebrate the holiday festivities in a couple of weeks, what are some of the best tips for you before loading up your sleigh? Last year L & L Asphalt put out a few safety tips just before the holidays for those families hitting the road. This year, you […]

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Why You Should Hire an Asphalt Contractor

Laying new asphalt, patching existing materials, and applying sealcoating are jobs best left in the capable hands of an asphalt contractor. Licensed asphalt contractors possess specialized skills and state-of-the-art equipment. From installing a new driveway to repaving your parking lot, the three top reasons to hire professionals include long-term value, reduced liability, and increased efficiency. […]

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The Dangers of Potholes

Roads are an essential part of our everyday lives, but we never consider how hazardous the surface can be to vehicles, motorists or pedestrians. According to pothole.info, trucks carry 32 million tons of goods across roads every day, and 240 million registered cars travel 2.9 trillion miles yearly. Considering these numbers, with an estimated population […]

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What is Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement?

Aside from providing a comfortable, quiet ride, asphalt is also incredibly eco-friendly. The asphalt from America’s aging roads, highways, and even parking lots can be reclaimed and reused repeatedly. Reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP), saves significant landfill space each year and decreases the amount of energy needed to manufacture virgin asphalt, making it one of the […]

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‘Tis the Season for Safe Holiday Travels

More than 102 million Americans will hit the open road between Saturday, December 22nd and Tuesday, January 1st. That includes 1.9 million Arizonans. Congested highways, winter storms, and fellow drivers who also do not want to be sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic can make driving during this time increasingly challenging. If journeying to visit with family and […]

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What Causes Sinkholes?

This week saw record rain as Mother Nature unleashed her wrath on area residents. The heavy rain not only caused flooding, resulting in widespread street closures and traffic jams, but it also swept away asphalt’s base material (gravel and sand) as drivers have surely noticed. This ultimately promoted the weakening of many Arizona roadways, causing […]

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