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Why in my backyard?

Why in my Back Yard?Wondering why an asphalt facility needs to be so close to homes and businesses? For proper paving, hot mix asphalt must be placed while it is still hot and pliable.

Think of it this way: Getting asphalt from the facility to the paving site is like delivering a pizza. The farther you have to carry it, the cooler it gets. To deliver the asphalt before it cools, asphalt facilities must be located near the places where it will be used. So itís simply impractical to locate asphalt plants too far from work sites.


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