Asphalt is everywhere we go, from the front of our homes to the parking lot at the store to the highway on the way to work. While asphalt is all around us, most people don’t know a lot about it…. Read More
It wasn’t until 1956, under the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, that the United States began building an interstate highway system. There were many good reasons to transition from winding, local roads to large, straightforward interstate highways. As the population grew,… Read More
Many people don’t realize that there are different types of asphalt that are used for various commercial and residential projects. All asphalt is a mix of coarse aggregate stone, sand, fine aggregate stone, and petroleum-based asphalt cement. Depending on the… Read More
Everyone knows that infrastructure is an important part of communities. When roadways are maintained, they beautify the community and minimize accidents and congestion. Investing in infrastructure is a great way to support local communities and keep Maryland beautiful…. Read More
Getting through the winter can be tough, and nobody really wants to work outside in freezing temperatures. However, there’s still work that needs to be done during the winter. When you’re working outside on a construction site, it’s important… Read More
Excited to learn more about the history of asphalt? Last week, we learned about asphalt’s early beginnings in Europe. Today, we’re exploring how asphalt was developed in Victorian America to today. We left off in America in the 1800s.