Pavement Maintenance

Oct 24, 2017

When Sealcoating Isn’t Enough: How to Sell Your Customers on Replacing, Resurfacing or Patching

Cracks, wear and potholes are telltale signs of asphalt damage, leaving many property owners and managers searching for the best way to resolve these issues while keeping their asphalt in good condition. Oftentimes, those responsible for maintaining parking lots will default to sealcoating as the solution to various problems with asphalt. For asphalt pavement that […]

BY Bea Bonte

Features

Dec 20, 2016

Best Practices for Asphalt Overlays and Thin Lifts

When it comes to minor surface distress, sometimes the best option is to perform an overlay. “Overlays have some distinct advantages compared to less costly surface maintenance treatments,” said Terry Humphrey, a training consultant at Caterpillar Paving Products, Peoria, Illinois. “In addition to sealing shallow fatigue cracks, overlays add strength to the existing structure and […]

BY AsphaltPro Staff

Equipment Maintenance