The cost of pavement maintenance keeps escalating upward as refining crude oil technology increases, a shortage of raw materials rises, and mining permits are harder to obtain. As a result, both private and public property owners and homeowners' associations will be spending more on pavement maintenance than ever before.
Thomas and Patrick McDonald rely on nearly sixty years of experience in pavement construction and maintenance as well as years of research as they share practical tools and tips that will help anyone manage a successful pavement maintenance project. Through the included charts that will help determine maintenance strategies, the McDonalds guide others on how to:
• Identify and repair distresses in asphalt pavement
• Develop the proper scope of work, specifications, bids, and contract documents
• Estimate repair costs, manage the project, and monitor job site materials
• Evaluate the return on investment for repairs
Designed specifically to aid in any asphalt projects for commercial properties, shopping centers, industrial properties, apartment buildings, and homeowners' associations or master communities, the Guide to Pavement Maintenance provides step-by-step leadership for anyone ready to tackle a pavement maintenance project.