Asphalt Restoration Solutions: What You Need to Know
Introduction People often ask me, “Chris what can I do to make the asphalt roads in our community last longer?” I reply with all of the standard answers formulated over my 25 years in the industry. As I was starting to write this blog, I thought of my car owner’s manual (including some normal disclaimers, […]
Asphalt Surface Treatment vs. Genuine Rejuvenation
Over the past decade the concept of pavement preservation has seen a large increase in popularity. Road managers are finding that to effectively improve their network’s infrastructure, their tool box of roadway solutions must evolve. However, the resulting increase in treatment options has caused a bit of confusion, especially when comparing asphalt surface treatments vs. […]
Happy Anniversary, Earth Day!
Happy 50th Anniversary Earth Day from Pavement Technology! Pavement Technology, Inc. (PTI) is disappointed to be unable to celebrate the 50th Earth Day with our friends at EarthX2020 due to COVID-19. But we are all thankful our nation has embraced the challenge, and the curve has started to bend – that’s what matters most. Just […]
Preventive Pavement Maintenance Plan for Your Roads
How long should my road paving last? How long a road should last and how long it actually holds up can be two different experiences. From those we surveyed on this question, the answers were all over the map. We heard answers on roadway longevity ranging from 10 to 25 years, with higher traffic roads […]
Do We Really Have to Choose Between Reducing Pollution and Destroying Human Prosperity?
Scientists have noted that worldwide quarantines have dramatically reduced ground-level air pollution. In Paris, nitrogen dioxide readings have dropped a stunning 60 percent in the past few weeks. But what we’ve also learned in this pandemic is that austerity and abstinence, the long-offered solution to urban smog, will have a devastating impact on the human […]