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Factors Affecting the Lifespan of Paved Roadways: Construction Materials, Temperature Extremes, and Drainage

Across the country, one-third of our highways and major streets are in poor condition, according to TRIP, a nonprofit transportation research group. Persistent potholes and recurring ruts wreak havoc with our commutes, impose financial burdens from automobile repairs, inflict significant injury, prompt contentious lawsuits, and account for roughly one-third of deaths occurring annually on American… Read More »

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 »