Daily Archives: 16/07/2018

News For This Month: Pavement

Guidelines on the Pothole Repair.

Potholes are something that cannot be evaded and they range from the parking lots to the driveways, from the asphalt to the highways. The changes in the weather conditions are a contributing factor to the frequent development of the potholes and the increase in the size of the potholes. The factors that work together towards the development of the potholes include the cracks, heavy traffic volume and the soil stabilization problems. The potholes develop when the moisture penetrates into the cracks and freeze during winter, expand forcing the dirt and the gravel out, and when combined with the melting ice, the asphalts disintegrates hence the development of the potholes.

Asphalt materials can be used for repair of the potholes on the roads and they are either hot asphalt or cold asphalt materials. Cold asphalt is easy to handle, use, compact, and the longer life making …