Tarmac has created Topmix Permeable, a porous concrete that allows rain water to flow though it.
Up to 880 gallons of water can trickle through Topmix, which could eliminate flooding where it has been installed.
This type of concrete can be used in parking lots and urban areas to help prevent flash floods. Allowing the concrete to soak up the excess water eliminates puddles making the roads, sidewalks, parking lots, and bike paths a safer place. The water gets recycled back into the groundwater or drainage system.
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As asphalt paving and sealcoating contractors we know what kind of impact construction zones can have at your place of business or community. We take all precautions to minimize disruptions for your guest. Once we have a set date and time for work to begin we will create a plan of action to schedule our crews in the most effective manner.
With large scale projects we can divide the service area into smaller sections that can rotate day by date as work is completed. Ideally, larger parking lots and your entrance should have to working access points at all times.
Another way we can make less of an impact in your day to day operations is to perform work during off hours. As asphalt contractors we try to schedule jobs at times when your business is the least busy, this would include weekends, overnight, and some holidays.
As a business owner or community association manager you can help our team by remembering the following points:
The answer is yes! Concrete provides a strong long lasting base for asphalt, as long as it’s in sufficient condition. However, these following problems may indicate that an asphalt overlay might not be the best solution for ideal results.
Any minor issues with the concrete can be easily fixed. However, uneven sections or wider expansion joints are more likely to cause issues with the asphalt within a few years.
Your best solution is to contact a paving professional and have them access the situation. Asphalt 365 is a commercial asphalt contractor located in Central Florida. Give us call today at 407-344-1194 for your free site evaulation.