Archive | Asphalt Roadways

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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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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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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Asphalt Types: Cold, Warm & Hot Mix

Whether your project is small enough to complete yourself, or you’re planning to hire a paving contractor such as L&L Asphalt, there are a number of asphalt types you should know about prior to beginning any asphalt paving project. These materials include, but are not limited to: cold, warm, and hot mix asphalt. Each of the […]

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Asphalt Advantages

There are many asphalt advantages. Topping our list of advantages are cost effectiveness, fast construction, motorist comfort and safety, durability, and recyclable. We discuss the top five asphalt advantages in more detail below. #1. Cost-Effectiveness: Asphalt is a cost-effective choice because it has a lower initial cost than other pavements, lasts up to 20 years, and […]

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