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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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 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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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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What is emulsion in road construction?

Road emulsions are liquids made up of three components: water, bitumen and emulsion. Also known as bitumen emulsions, they are most used in the con...

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