Month: August 2021

What’s it like to spend your morning cleaning up after your car?

Asphalt slurry seals can make life difficult for motorists who don’t have the proper equipment, or who live in areas where the surface is slippery.“Asphalt sludge is a very hard substance to clean up,” said Mark DeYoung, director of the University of California, Davis Transportation Institute.“It can be very damaging to the asphalt itself, to […]

Aussie driver to get hit by a bus after using street paint as a roof

Australian driver Alex Fauci is set to be hit by an oncoming bus after he used street paint to cover his car’s windshield.The accident happened at about 2:15am yesterday on the M4 in Queensland.Alex Fauccis car has been damaged, and police are appealing for witnesses.“It’s quite serious.It’s a major traffic hazard on the motorway, and […]

How to buy asphalt paving machines and boots for your house

By Mark GlynnAssociated PressIn this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, a car is driven through a lot of asphalt paving in New York City.In the U.S. capital, the price of asphalt is rising as a major part of the economy is on the rise as demand continues to grow for paving.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)In a […]

Which color is green? | Asphalt ton and paint calculator | Asparagus

Green asphalt and asphalt ton make up the bulk of the American landscape, and the green color of the asphalt on the roads and sidewalks of New York City, for example, is a result of both the green pigment and the asphalt itself.Green asphalt is an asphalt-based paint.Asphaltton, the other pigment, is derived from asphalt, […]

How to fix asphalt shingle cracks in your driveway

The asphalt shings that often crack in your house are actually cracks in the pavement.That’s because the shingled surface underneath the pavement is made up of more than one type of asphalt, said Steve Zagor, a soil scientist at the University of Missouri.There’s a layer of dirt and gravel, which acts as a barrier against […]

How to fix an asphalt driveway

In a world where roads are becoming more congested and cars are increasingly taking up space, asphalt is one of the most common and important pavements on the road.It is a highly-sustainable material and the world’s second most commonly used material after concrete.But for years, the asphalt we all know and love washes away with […]

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