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The Benefits of Concrete Road Construction in Maryland

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Concrete Road Construction MarylandWe recently talked about the differences between concrete and asphalt parking lots and why asphalt just makes more sense for the bulk of the job. Asphalt is 35% cheaper to install than concrete and much easier to work with. Concrete is, however, more durable, which is why it is often used in high stress areas, such as entrances and exits, dumpster pads, and frames (curbing).

For these same reasons, most roads in Maryland – and across the country – are paved with asphalt, not concrete. Concrete road construction is a very in-depth and, thus, expensive process initially. However, in the long run, concrete tends to be the cheaper paving option. (more…)