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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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Professional or DIY Sidewalk Pouring? (It’s Not a Hard Question)

Weighing the pros and cons between DIY sidewalk pouring and enlisting the talents of professional contractor? While the former isn’t impossible, if you’re a commercial property owner who is already dealing with heavy burdens – there’s simply no earthly reason to add concrete to the list. This isn’t playdoh, after all. Every second counts once
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How to Achieve Optimal Pavement Safety at Your Property

For a moment, imagine your office complex as a safe harbor situated amidst a black sea of asphalt and concrete reefs – the only direct passage to the port in the storm that your company provides. When calm, that sea can be an enchanting and captivating vista, but unmaintained, its surface can become choppy and
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3 Ways Commercial Property Maintenance Can Help Prep for Hurricane Season

Although it is only the beginning of September, we’ve already seen our share of weather forecasters pointing out swirling tropical storms forming off the east coast with ominous portent.  This month, in fact, Hurricane Hermine became the first hurricane to make landfall in Florida since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Hurricane season officially kicked off on
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Pro-Pave Contributes to Growth of D.C.’s First-Ever ‘Eco District’

Capitol Crossing Will be One of District’s Largest Private Developments Pro-Pave, Inc. has been hired by general contracting firm Balfour Beatty Construction to assist in the North Block phase of Washington, D.C.’s innovative Capitol Crossing development. Developed by Property Group Partners, the $1.3-billion, 2.2-million square foot, elevated cityscape will ultimately span three blocks above I-395,
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Pro-Pave Recognized for Participation in Charitable Giving Project

PHILLIPS School Ribbon Cutting Spotlights Major Donation from 28 Firms Mid-Atlantic asphalt and concrete paving experts, Pro-Pave, Inc., will participate in a Sept. 26 ribbon cutting ceremony at the PHILLIPS School in Annandale, Va., in honor of a major paving project donated by the Heavy Construction Contractor’s Association (HCCA). The project, valued at $150,000, was part of
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STOP! Is Your School Parking Lot Signage Up to Date?

In a matter of weeks, schools will be back in session across the country, and parking lots that have for months served only as makeshift skate parks and overflow for the annual firemen’s carnival will once again be bustling with carpools and school buses, harried teachers, and the young minds they shape. While the actual
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4 Ways to Keep Your Cool While Walking on Hot Pavement

We’ve already encountered some sweltering days this summer, with more, undoubtedly, on the horizon. While walking on hot pavement is not quite the hardship it used to be prior to the advent of footwear (thank you, flip flops!), anyone who has ever shimmied, squealing, from the side of the pool to the sweet relief of
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3 Tips for Successful Graffiti Removal

That aerosol painting of a psychedelic butterfly certainly is colorful, but it obviously won’t fly on your office building. Graffiti has become an increasingly prominent means of expression throughout urban, and even suburban, society. If unsolicited, it is also, unquestionably, an example of vandalism. Graffiti removal, too, can be an arduous and unenviable task. Before
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Pro-Pave Receives Consecutive “Top Contractor” Honor

For the second year in a row, Pro-Pave, Inc. has been named a Top Contractor by Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction magazine. This year, the Mid-Atlantic’s asphalt and concrete paving experts were ranked among the industry’s best in the Pavement, Pavement Repair, and Sealcoating categories. Once more for 2016 The 2016 Top Contractors were chosen by
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