By Bob Horan, P.E.
Pavement preservation can be generally defined as a proactive approach to maintaining and preserving pavements to keep them in good condition. The Asphalt Institute strongly supports the adoption of utilizing pavement preservation by owner/agencies because it’s cost-effective in extending pavement service life.
While reactive reconstruction and rehabilitation projects are still necessary to address pavements that are in poor condition, a balanced approach is recommended to include preservation strategies designed to keep good pavements in good condition. (more…)