How Long Does Road Resurfacing Take?

Over time, road surfaces get worn down by both traffic and the weather. When roads fall below a certain standard, it is necessary to carry out

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How Do You Preserve Asphalt?

Asphalt used in the construction of highways and pavements can be preserved through both

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How does the weather affect highways and roads?

Extreme weather has a big impact on our roads and transportation systems. For this reason, highways, roads and pedestrian areas are specifically de...

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What is the difference between surface dressing and resurfacing?

Surface dressing and road resurfacing are both types of road maintenance used to extend the lifespan of a highway. However, they are not the same t...

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Why is there a temporary speed limit after surface dressing?

A surface dressing is created by spraying a bitumen binder onto...

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What is cold mix bitumen?

There are many conditions that can cause road surfaces to become deformed, cracked, or damaged. Weather conditions and excessive friction can cause...

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What type of bituminous emulsion is used for road work?

Bitumen emulsion is a liquid composed of three liquid materials: water, bitumen and an emulsifier. It is used in the course of road works to seal r...

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What is the best type of asphalt repair?

Asphalt repair is used to patch a number of surface deformations and for pothole repair. It ...

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What are spray tankers used for?

Spray tankers are a type of HGV commonly used to apply surface dressing binder and bond coat in the course of

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Can asphalt be laid in cold weather?

While the weather can be unpredictable (particularly here in the UK), there are optimum times of the year for laying asphalt. There are also certai...

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What is asphalt sealing?

Asphalt sealing, sometimes referred to as seal coating, involves applying a protective coat...

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What is highway preservation?

Highway preservation is work undertaken to improve or sustain the quality of transport...

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What are highway bond coats?

Highway bond coats, also known as tack coats, are used to stick an asphalt overlay to an asphalt substrate. The construction of roads generally inv...

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How long does a road surface last?

The lifespan of a road surface depends on many factors including construction, geology, traffic volumes, and weather. For example, roads in areas w...

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How do you report a pothole?

Potholes and surface defects on roads are a big problem in the UK. Not only do they look unsightly, they also pose a real safety hazard to road use...

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