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Asphalt paving is the process of laying down a layer of asphalt on a surface, such as a road, parking lot, or driveway. It involves several steps, including preparing the area, applying a base layer, and then applying the asphalt mixture.
The first step in asphalt paving is preparing the area. This may involve removing any existing pavement, grading the surface to ensure proper drainage, and compacting the soil. It is important to have a solid and level base for the asphalt to be applied on.
Next, a base layer is typically applied. This layer is made up of crushed stone or gravel and is used to provide stability and support for the asphalt. It is compacted and leveled to create a smooth and even surface.
Once the base layer is in place, the asphalt mixture is applied. The mixture is made up of aggregates, such as sand and stone, and a binder, such as asphalt cement. It is heated to a high temperature and then spread over the prepared surface using a paving machine. The asphalt is then compacted and smoothed using a roller to ensure a tight and durable surface.
After the asphalt has been laid, it is important to allow it to cool and harden before it can be used. This typically takes a few hours, depending on the weather conditions. Once the asphalt has hardened, any necessary markings, such as lines or symbols, can be applied.
Regular maintenance, such as sealing cracks and applying a new layer of asphalt when needed, is important to prolong the lifespan of the paved surface. Asphalt paving is a common method used for creating smooth and durable surfaces for roads, parking lots, and driveways.
Justin's Paving provides the highest standard of quality control, the correct pavement thickness for your needs, safe working environment in accordance with OHS & fully insured equipment and operations.
We offer a range of asphalt solutions including asphalt driveways, commercial and residential asphalt work.
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