Asphalt is an extremely popular paving material. It’s strong, durable and long-lasting, however, it can go wrong if it’s not laid correctly. Here are 7 of the most common asphalt paving mistakes to avoid when choosing asphalt for your next paving project.

What is asphalt, and what is it used for?

Before we dive into the mistakes that can be made with asphalt, we thought we’d explain what it is and what it’s used for first. Asphalt is essentially a combination of aggregate and bitumen binder that are mixed together at a high temperature and then applied to the ground…

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