Benefits of Asphalt Paving

August 21, 2018 3:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It is no coincidence that 94% of all roads in America are paved with asphalt. Although there are several other options to choose from, Asphalt offers advantages that make it an optimal choice. Whether you are looking to pave a road, your driveway, or commercial parking lot, Asphalt is your best option.

Safety: Using asphalt creates the smoothest surface for driving, which makes for a safer and more enjoyable ride.  Open-graded asphalt surfaces allow rainwater to drain through the surface, creating less splash and spray on rainy days. 

Cost-effective:  Not only are smooth roads safer, but they also save you money in the long run. They can be built more cost-effectively than other types of pavements, and also need less maintenance. A smooth road has a longer lifespan, so they do not have to be repaired or replaced as frequently. They also save you money by putting less wear and tear on your vehicles, because there are fewer bumps in the road.

Eco-friendly: The asphalt industry is known as America’s leading recycler, reusing nearly 100 million tons of its own product every year. Other materials such as rubber from used tires and asphalt roofing shingles also get recycled in asphalt pavements. In addition, the emissions from asphalt plants are very low and well-controlled. Since 1970, the asphalt industry has reduced total emissions by 97%, while their production has increased by 250%.

Less Noise: Asphalt is also known as the quiet pavement.  Studies have shown that asphalt can reduce traffic volume by approximately 50%.

Minimal disruption: Asphalt projects can usually be completed in as little as one day or overnight. They can even be done just one lane at a time, causing little inconvenience to people on the road.

Contact Cooper Bros

To learn more about our asphalt paving in North Reading and North Andover MA, contact our team of experts! For the past 40 years, we have provided the Middlesex County with quality asphalt services for all types of locations, commercial and residential. Fill out our contact form or call us today to speak with one of our friendly professionals!

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