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Pavement Design

Becoming a Trusted Vendor is Our Mission: A Case Study

Trusting your asphalt paving projects to just any contractor could produce poor results. Does that contractor have your best interest in mind? Will they do the job right the first time? Read more about how StuartCo has relied on BR to not only handle asphalt maintenance on multiple properties, but their headquarters as well.

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Why is Drainage Important for Asphalt Pavements?

Water is one of asphalt’s “natural enemies.” Puddles of water on an asphalt pavement will slowly break down the asphalt and cause a pothole to form. Water deteriorates asphalt by breaking the bonds between the asphalt binder and the rocks and sand. Asphalt binder is a by-product produced from crude oil during gasoline production, and water and oil don’t mix.

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What do spring load restrictions have to do with asphalt?

Since 1937, Minnesota has enforced spring load restrictions each year as temperatures begin to rise. These spring load restrictions are determined for each state, county and city road, and they restrict the weight of a single axle to less than 5-10 tons. This restriction will not affect any commuter vehicles, but it does have a big impact on commercial vehicles.

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Reflecting on the 2016 Asphalt Season

After reflecting on 2016, there is one word to describe it – challenging. This season proved to be one of the more difficult for scheduling asphalt paving, asphalt maintenance, concrete work, milling and grading. However, even though it was challenging, Bituminous Roadways pushed forward to produce quality work in a timely fashion for our customers.

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4 Tips for Winterizing Your Parking Lot

We are fast approaching the winter season – with leaves falling and the temperatures dropping, the time for getting your last minute parking lot repairs completed is NOW! Potholes and cracks are serious business, particularly once the snow and ice take over.

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Project Profile: Berkshire, Plymouth, MN

Bituminous Roadways, Inc. handles asphalt paving projects from small to large. For instance, a project could be as small as providing asphalt maintenance on a business’s driveway to reconstructing large parking lots for office complexes. In the case of Berkshire 16, BR’s project scope ranged from installing a new section of curb and gutter to paving a parking lot with more than 4,000 tons of asphalt.

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Bituminous Roadways, Inc. is Working Hard to get School Parking Lots “Back-To-School” Ready

As children are getting prepared for “back-to-school,” so is Bituminous Roadways (BR). During the summer months, BR crews have been working throughout the Twin Cities metro area on a number of school related pavement projects.

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4 Factors to Consider Before You Install a Parking Lot

Whether you manage an apartment complex, a retail unit, or a government building, you want your clients to access to your facilities with ease.

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