Every paving situation is unique because intended use, placement of the paved area and drainage issues can all play a role in decision making. We take all of these into consideration when we plan a customized asphalt solution for your project.
Let’s review the milling, stabilization and pulverizing steps in the asphalting process.
Asphalt milling is the process in which existing asphalt is removed to a specified and even depth to allow new asphalt to be laid down without increasing the height of the road. Because the underlying subbase goes undisturbed existing structures such as curbs and drainage ditches go unaltered. Milling can provide you with a new asphalt surface without the time constraints and the high cost of full reconstruction.
Both economic and environmental benefits come from asphalt milling. Asphalt milling costs less than the removal of the entire asphalt surface, which can be several times thicker than a typical milled area. Because the entire section of pavement is not removed, a smaller amount needs to be re-paved, which results in further cost-savings because of the reduction of material that is necessary to re-pave the area. The milled asphalt can also be recycled and reused again at a later time.
Asphalt milling very economical way to prepare an aged pavement for a new layer of pavement that is no higher than the original pavement, which is very valuable if there are drainage concerns such as existing structures, landscape, or pavements that are not being worked on. It also allows for the correction of an aged pavement’s drainage prior to surfacing, which fixes an existing drainage problem during the course of construction.
While asphalt milling is the process of removing old asphalt to a certain depth and reusing it, pulverization is aimed to repave the driveway, or parking lot entirely. It uses a huge machine to rip off the asphalt top layer, then crushes it into pieces small enough to be mixed with a stabilizer and new aggregate. Stabilization is done after pulverization when a mix of binding agents, tar, and waterproofing agents are added to milled asphalt to bind the pulverized asphalt together and reform a new asphalt pavement. Then the pavement is left for 24 to 28 hours to settle.
Asphalt milling is an excellent paving choice if you need to repair your driveway, and parking lot that’s not fully deteriorated. It can also be done as a preventative measure to avoid potholes and alligator cracks from forming.
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With asphalt milling, the underlying base is not disturbed, making it a proven cost-effective method to prepare an aged pavement area for a new asphalt layer, or resurfacing. Major cracking of underlying existing pavement can reflect through to the new surface over time, but if the pavement itself is structurally sound, these cracks are cosmetic and won’t affect the pavements longevity
Recycled Asphalt Millings in Best Proportions used for Driveway and Parking Lot Paving
We carefully make our choices in terms of using recycled asphalt and traditional paving materials for your driveway. The recycled crushed asphalt from the old pavement is reused in the new asphalt mix along with other paving materials, which is not only eco-friendly but also cost-effective. It goes well along with the fresh hot asphalt. So your milled asphalt pavement is done at a lower price while protecting the environment and saving space used for landfills. Recycling asphalt also enables us to save on resources and produce an eco-friendly driveway or parking lot. Recycled asphalt pavement milling is a great way to go green on your paving project.
Our paving company has a long experience in paving milled asphalt driveways for residential properties. The fresh asphalt millings done on your driveway using new hot mix asphalt after old asphalt removal will provide you with a beautiful, black, smooth, and durable surface that is perfect for your home.
Your asphalt pavement will have the best asphalt durability, excellent skid resistance, and low levels of noise when driven on. You will also have an increased level of safety for your family with the new blacktop driveway.
Our asphalt services are top quality and we use only the best materials for your milled asphalt driveway or parking lot. Homeowners and commercial property owners save money by choosing us for their paving projects due to our low pricing, airplane tarmac-like high durability low maintenance driveway we leave them with, and our warranty.
We offer a free paving consultation and estimate for your asphalt milling or any other paving project. No matter the size of the job, our team is equipped to handle it for you. Our team will provide you with an on-site consultation to go over all of your options, answer any questions that you may have, and provide you with a free quote.
Our asphalt paving services are available in Newberry SC, Columbia SC, Greenville SC, and Lexington SC.