Asphalt is one of the indispensable materials of life in America. Want proof? Think about the fact that 94 percent of the paved roads in America are surfaced with asphalt. The following publications are provided with support from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance.
This comprehensive publication captures the activities that have taken place over the last decade and synthesizes the information in way that is useful to providing guidance for Perpetual Pavement design and construction.
Asphalt has always been and continues to be the pavement of choice for America. This brochure discusses the benefits of the product and why asphalt is right for America, right now and into the future.
Experts say that vehicles consume less fuel when traveling on smoother pavements. This makes sense intuitively. And, lower consumption of fuel conserves natural resources for a healthier environment.
Software from the APA is making life easier for engineers who perform life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) for pavements. Click here for more information and a link to download the software.
This white paper highlights the varied jobs that are a part of asphalt road construction and the collective impact that the industry has on the rest of the economy.
In making any decision concerning the type of pavement to use on a roadway, a road agency is obligated to get the best value for the taxpayers.
This paper examines greenhouse gas production of asphalt and concrete pavements. The analysis shows clearly that asphalt has a much lower carbon footprint than concrete. When it comes to pavement, asphalt is the more sustainble choice.
This report acknowledges the momentum toward creating more livable communities and details the sustainable qualities that make asphalt a natural source for advancing the goals of livability.
This technical publication provides useful guidelines to the pavement designers who deal with the challenges of intersections and other high-stress pavements. The eight-page publication is available free. .
Alternate bidding is a complex subject, but this new, user-friendly white paper breaks it down for contractors and agencies.
Best Practice Guide for PRAS
Contract Time Considerations for Resurfacing Projects
Contract Time Considerations For Resurfacing Projects
NCDOT Chip Seal Best Practices Manual
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NCDOT Chip Seal Best Practices Training Sessions
Click Here to View NCDOT Training Sessions 1 4 Notes Final
CAPA Porous Pavement Parking Lot Guide Specification