Use perpetual pavement to lengthen service life and reduce raw material use.
By Jason Brazer, P.E.
Can your asphalt parking lot last 50 years? Most facility managers are unaware that asphalt pavement can have a service life of more than five decades with the appropriate design, good construction practices, and timely preventive maintenance.
Called perpetual pavement, this design and rehabilitation approach provides a sustainable strategy that extends the lifecycle and performance of your asphalt while decreasing reconstruction costs and natural resources.
This focus on sustainability is good for the industry, and it provides opportunities for maintenance and engineering managers to reduce costs while implementing environmentally friendly strategies…