Tag: Potholes

Potholes: How They Form and How They Can Be Prevented

Whether traveling on local streets, rural roads, or busy highways, nothing is more satisfying to a driver than a long stretch of smooth road. Conversely, nothing is more aggravating than a route peppered with potholes. Unfortunately, without proper road maintenance, the latter can become the norm rather than the exception ― and in addition to… Read More »

The Long and Short of It: Lifespans of Paved Roadways

By Matthew Barr, PE Across the country, one-third of our highways and major streets are in poor condition, according to TRIP, a nonprofit transportation research group. About the Expert: Matthew Barr, PE, has been the design engineer and project manager for various highway and bridge projects since he joined Ayres in 1989. He is responsible… Read More »