Posts Tagged "asphalt"

Going Green

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Did you know that the asphalt industry recycles more than 60 million tons of asphalt a year? Asphalt is the most recycled product in the US. Unlike concrete which can only be re-purposed asphalt is 100% renewable and is the…

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“Self-Healing” Asphalt Being Tested

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A new invention in the asphalt world could be the future we’ve been looking for! Erik Schlangen, a materials scientist at Delft University in the Netherlands may have found a solution to the problem of cracking asphalt by developing a…

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The New Trend: Solar Panels in Parking Lots

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Considering a large percentage of the country is covered with pavement, especially in parking lots, solar panels are becoming the new topic of interest. Asphalt pavements absorb energy from the sun, creating more heat in what is called the “urban…

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5 of the World’s Most Insane Roads

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This week we are going to do something a little bit more wild. Welcome back to the Sunrise Asphalt blog, where we deliver the hard facts you need to navigate the possibly too hot and possibly crumbling roadways out there….

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Temperatures and Paving, How to Ensure Success

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Last time on the Sunrise Blog we talked a bit about how high temperatures can cause the asphalt and pavement to be scorching hot. That got us thinking, temperature is critically important when it comes to asphalt, not just for…

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