More stories about Asphalt

  • New website for asphalt group

    DriveAsphalt.org provides centralized access to pavement design tools, research on long-life pavements, and more.

  • Polymer-modified asphalt

    The easy-to-apply material requires no mixing or tack coat, and works in water and under all weather conditions.

  • FREE recycled-pavement webinar

    Earn 1.5 continuing education hours from this Sept. 25 presentation on reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and reclaimed asphalt shingles (RAS).

  • Asphalt vs. concrete parking lots

    Aug. 6 webinar explains how to calculate total ownership cost (design, construction, and maintenance requirements) for each pavement type.

  • Adapt your planting plan

    Selecting tree species with internal genetic traits that promote resilience to external threats reduces the vulnerability of the future urban forest.

  • Highway Materials Group Lauds Funding Plan

    The Highway Materials Group commends Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Robert Corker (R-TN) on their proposal to ensure future funding of the surface transportation system by increasing the federal motor fuels tax by 12 cents.

  • Wantman Group, Inc. selected for SR 7 reconstruction project by Florida Department of Transportation District 4

    Wantman Group, Inc. (WGI), in association with Community Asphalt Corp., is pleased to announce its selection by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 4 to provide design-build services for a 2.1-mile segment of SR 7 extending from Fillmore Street to south of Sterling Road in...

  • Asphalt vs. concrete in trails and sidewalks

    Question: I am in the process of installing a wide sidewalk at our county nursing home. I would like something that’s durable and gives the best ride to the residents.

  • Limestone sand/aggregate may not be your best paving choice

    In my area we call it limestone aggregate, and I’m sure it has other titles in other areas. No matter what you call it, it is addressed by Surfaces 302.1 General in the 2010 ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), which states that floor and ground surfaces shall be stable, firm, and slip-resistant.

  • EHC, Inc. breaks ground on five new projects in the first quarter of 2014

    EHC, Inc., a construction company that provides pre-construction, earthwork and infrastructure services, is proud to announce breaking ground on five new projects in the first quarter of 2014 which totals nine active projects throughout Southwest Florida.