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3 Reasons Cement-Treated Aggregate May Be Your Best Option

Also known as cement-treated base, cement-treated aggregate (CTA) consists of a delicate mixture of aggregate material and/or native soils combined with measured amounts of Portland cement and water. After being compacted and cured, it hardens to form an incredibly durable paving material. CTA is typically used as a base for asphalt or concrete pavement wearing
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Asphalt Grading Can Prevent Costly Repairs

It’s back to school season! To celebrate, here’s a little paving riddle: What do a school’s students and its parking lot have in common? At one time or another, they both must be graded. But seriously, asphalt grading may very well be one of the most important steps of any construction project, from parking lots
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Hot Stuff: Asphalt Pouring is Better When It’s Warmer

Many of Pro-Pave’s clients want to know what time of year is best for their asphalt pouring job. It’s a somewhat tricky question to answer, as asphalt can technically be poured throughout the year, depending on the demands of the project and variables including time and location. That being said, summer is a prime time
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Decorative Concrete Paving Options – Are They Worth the Price?

Two of the most common decorative concrete paving options – stamped concrete and interlocking concrete pavers – are often pitted against each other in “winner takes all” contests. Both, however, offer their share of benefits and weaknesses. In Support of Stamped Concrete Growing in popularity and perfect for patios, driveways, walkways, entryways, and pool decks,
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Pro-Pave Named a “Top Contractor” For Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, Pro-Pave, Inc. has been named a Top Contractor by Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction magazine. Once again, the Mid-Atlantic’s asphalt and concrete paving experts were ranked among the industry’s best in the Pavement, Pavement Repair, and Sealcoating categories. Back on “Top” Again This year’s Top Contractors were selected for
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How Permeable Surfaces Provide Eco-Friendly Paving

On April 22, Earth Day events will be held around the globe in vigilant support for our planet and its well-being. And if there is one thing professional paving crews know a thing or two about – it’s how to generate support. Resembling traditional asphalt and concrete surfaces – yet widely regarded as a more
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Commercial Parking Lot Restriping Goes Beyond Good Looks

The list of things that go well with stripes is a relatively short one. Zebras, tigers, and Gremlins come to mind. And, of course, commercial parking lots. For property owners, commercial parking lot restriping is a relatively low-cost service that can drastically improve curb appeal while ensuring that the first impressions of your visitors and
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Choosing a Contractor When Winter Leaves You in Need of Commercial Paver Repair

Though the winter of 2016-17 has not yet yielded a substantial snow storm, it has delivered one or two squalls that covered roads and parking lots, and inclement weather has been threatened on more than one occasion. Occasionally, that’s all that’s necessary to cause problems, particularly those leading to a need for commercial paver repair.
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The ABC’s of Commercial Asphalt Construction

Winter break is over and school is back in session. Your guest professor for the day will be Pro-Pave, Inc., and the class? The ABC’s of Commercial Asphalt Construction. You say you’re in the market for a paving contractor, but simply don’t have time for an in-depth course about the inner-workings of the industry? No
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Preparing for Icy Pavement: Understanding 3 Essential Items

Winter has officially arrived. Temperatures are dropping, and frosty weather events have been forecast. Before long, snow plows and salt spreaders will dot the Interstate, as the perennial battle between man and icy pavement picks up once again. Each and every year, compromised roadways and parking lots lead to countless vehicular accidents. Commercial property owners
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