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Recycled Asphalt Excellent for Private Roadway Projects

If you are putting in a private roadway, you may want to consider using reclaimed asphalt pavement, or RAP. It can be used as a granular base or subbase material in most pavement types, including roadways. Properly processed RAP has demonstrated satisfactory performance as a granular road base for over 20 years. Many states make use of it as aggregate in base course, unbound aggregate in subbase, or stabilized base course. At Tucker Paving, we work with reclaimed asphalt, and we’d be happy to work with you. Continue reading Recycled Asphalt Excellent for Private Roadway Projects

Drainage Is Key to Upkeep of Road on Farm or Ranch

Use these tips and best practices to keep your rural road in good shape.

Most roads are maintained by city or county entities, but the maintenance of many farm or ranch roads is the responsibility of one or more individuals living or owning land around the road. Typically made of dirt or gravel, these rural roads can turn impassable quickly without regular attention and maintenance. Continue reading Drainage Is Key to Upkeep of Road on Farm or Ranch

Safety Is the Top Priority at Tucker Paving

Safety for our team members is our first priority on every jobsite at Tucker Paving. There are hazards within a jobsite and outside a work zone that must be mitigated to ensure the end of the workday sees all team members heading home to families and loved ones. We follow protocols and rules set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) to ensure our team members’ safety.  Continue reading Safety Is the Top Priority at Tucker Paving

Pavement Engineering Is About Planning Ahead, Preserving What Exists

Pavement engineers use their knowledge of pavement materials, soils and water usage, and more to determine the best options for maintaining and renovating existing pavements.

Ever wondered about the process of deciding the ways and means of building roads, sidewalks and more? It starts with pavement engineering.

Benjamin Franklin is credited with the saying, “If you fail to plan, then you are planning to fail.” Pavement engineering is a lot about planning and keeping existing pavement structures from failing.

As a part of civil engineering, there are two sides of pavement engineering: planning and maintenance. Explore the ins and outs of the pavement engineering we do at Tucker Paving to have a better understanding of everything that goes into the process of preplanning construction and maintaining pavement. Continue reading Pavement Engineering Is About Planning Ahead, Preserving What Exists

Uses and Benefits of Concrete and Asphalt Aggregate

Concrete and asphalt aggregate have a variety of uses in the construction industry, many of which you are likely very familiar with.

At Tucker Paving, Inc., concrete and asphalt aggregates are our bread and butter. We utilize both concrete and asphalt aggregate for a variety of uses and projects, and we also recycle clean concrete and asphalt as part of the renewable life cycle of these materials.

See all the uses for concrete and asphalt aggregates, and familiarize yourself with these versatile construction materials. Continue reading Uses and Benefits of Concrete and Asphalt Aggregate

Safety Tips for Driving Through Work Zones

Drivers should follow these tips when driving through construction and work zones to ensure everyone stays safe.

Nobody particularly likes driving through work zones, but taking care while sharing the road requires that drivers follow traffic and work zone rules so workers and drivers get home safely at the end of the day. At Tucker Paving, we are committed to on-the-job safety, and that includes situations when a job site includes road work. Continue reading Safety Tips for Driving Through Work Zones