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Talking Asphalt: What drivers want - July 2014

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) recently released the results of a March 2014 survey of 3,000-plus drivers (including commercial truck drivers) from across the United States asking them to identify “the road attributes of greatest importance to them.”

Before getting to the survey results, a little information on the APA may be helpful. For those readers who may not be familiar with the APA, it is a partnership of the Asphalt Institute, the National Asphalt Pavement Association and the State Asphalt Pavement Associations...

Keys to top-performing parking lots

By Dwight Walker, P.E.

Why do so many owners choose asphalt for their parking lots? Asphalt is quick to pave with, versatile, long-lasting and easy to maintain. Parking lots can be built in stages and can be strengthened if demand increases. The parking lot at a building can make a powerful and lasting impression on visitors or customers.


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