5 Benefits of Recycled Asphalt Pavement

Posted by Derek Patterson   11/4/15 2:04 PM

“Of the 2.6 million paved roads in the United States, over 94% are paved with asphalt”. (Source: Black and Green Report).

There are many pressing reasons to use recycled asphalt pavement in your next project including cost, the environment, and sustainability. With so many asphalt-paved roads in America, the opportunity exists to really create environmentally friendly, sustainable projects that are also positive for the American economy.

Asphalt is the most recycled product in America, with 80% of all reclaimed asphalt being recycled, but why is that? There are many benefits to recycled asphalt.

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Topics: Recycled Asphalt, Asphalt

Why is Pavement Recycling Such a Big Deal?

Posted by Derek Patterson   10/19/15 8:53 AM

The positive impacts of pavement recycling are many.

By using recycled pavement, approximately 30-35% of the required amount of new liquid asphalt and aggregates can be replaced with recycled materials in a VDOT approved mix.
The cost savings are as much as 30-35% of the total price of equivalent new liquid asphalt and aggregates.

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Topics: Recycled Asphalt, Asphalt

4 Reasons To Consider Asphalt Millings Over Gravel

Posted by Derek Patterson   8/14/14 10:35 AM

Traditional gravel can come with many negatives, depending on your project. But the devil you know is better than the devil you don’t, right? Wrong!  Why should you consider asphalt millings over traditional gravel? We have four easy reasons on why you should be considering this versatile material. 

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Topics: Recycled Asphalt, Contractors, Architects, Engineers

Three Unexpected Projects That Are Perfect For Crushed Asphalt

Posted by Derek Patterson   5/30/14 4:25 PM

Crushed-Asphalt-For-RecreationCrushed asphalt is an environmentally-friendly material that can help reduce cost and bid prices for hot mix asphalt materials, has been proven to deliver excellent performance, and may contribute to LEED requirements. It is commonly used for a wide range of construction purposes, however additional possibilities exist that aren’t top-of-mind for most designers and builders.

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Topics: Recycled Asphalt