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Why You Should Repair Damaged Asphalt

Bituminous Roadways, Inc. specializes in asphalt repair and maintenance. In fact, we spend as much time maintaining older asphalt pavement as we do paving new asphalt. Why? Because over time asphalt experiences wear and tear and may become worn out. Asphalt needs to be maintained and repaired from time to time, allowing it to keep its resilience for up to 25 years. Developing a maintenance plan for your asphalt surface can help prevent serious damage and increase your pavements longevity.

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How Asphalt is Made

Asphalt pavements are widely used for roads, parking lots, industrial surfaces, recreational surfaces, and walking trails. Asphalt pavements are made by combining rocks and sand to a particular recipe and then adding asphalt cement as the black sticky glue that holds the pavement together.

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5 Things to Consider Before Paving an Asphalt Parking Lot

Every year, Bituminous Roadways, Inc. produces over half a million tons of asphalt for paving new roadways, athletic surfaces, trails, and parking lots. We work closely with our clients on every project. This way we can help our customers avoid common mistakes costing them extra time and money. How can we save you both? Read our short guide below on how you can prepare for your upcoming asphalt paving project.

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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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Collecting “Rocks” for Asphalt

In recognition of National Collect Rocks Day on September 16, Bituminous Roadways, Inc. (BR) is sharing some information on what types of rocks are used to produce asphalt. BR uses a wide variety of aggregates, a.k.a. “Rocks,” to produce asphalt mixtures.

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Labor Day Observations

Teamwork. Teamwork is a word that comes to mind as we as a country celebrated Labor Day this past weekend.

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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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BIORESTOR® Asphalt Pavement Rejuvenator Sealer

Asphalt is composed of many different components (see the Asphalt Chemistry blog in a few weeks), but generally, the main components are light oils and heavy oils. The heavy oils provide the strength and bonding to the asphalt, and the light oils keep the asphalt flexible and rubbery.

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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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Trust in Bituminous Roadways, Inc. to provide you with the asphalt paving service you need.

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