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
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
Asphalt pavement is all around us as it is a versatile paving material that is suited to a wide array of applications. At Tucker Paving, Inc., we know that, from roads to airport runways and racetracks to parking lots, asphalt pavement can be formulated for any load and customized to fulfill a variety of needs. There are six different types of asphalt pavement, each with its own benefits. Continue reading Not All Asphalt Pavements the Same
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
Construction is one of the country’s largest industries, with 240,000 industry professionals needed every year to meet the nation’s demands, according to data provided by the Central Florida Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC). It’s a career that is in high demand, especially here in Florida. Continue reading Construction Careers Offer Competitive Salary, Job Security
What’s the first thing people notice about your home? In many cases, it’s your driveway. A clean, nice-looking driveway adds curb appeal and helps make your home look neat and tidy. Nobody knows this better than Tucker Paving. Continue reading Asphalt Driveways Add Curb Appeal
Stormwater and sanitary systems are a vital component of any municipality, and repairs to these systems are critical.
Every city, town, and municipality has to deal with stormwater and sewage, and stormwater and sanitary systems are the most commonly used options for dealing with waste waters. At Tucker Paving, we offer maintenance and repair of the majority of sewer systems. Continue reading Repairs to Stormwater and Sanitary Systems Critical
Have you ever considered the engineering and planning that goes into roadways? The thought and study that goes into roads and highways is extensive, and the main focus is on safety. This means that intersection safety is an important topic when it comes to road safety and road planning. Continue reading Importance of Intersection Safety
THERE’S A SAYING in all things organizational that “Safety doesn’t happen by accident.” Someone by the name of “Author Unknown” coined the phrase at some point in relatively recent world history, but no one knows when or where it happened. We know this, though: “Author” was right. We also know this: A long-sustained excellent safety record in industry definitely doesn’t happen by accident. Continue reading Tucker Paving’s commitment to worker safety garners new attention
LAST TIME ON THE BLOG, we introduced some interesting facts about Winter Haven Regional Airport, where Team Tucker Paving had the grand opportunity earlier this year to improve the runway taxiways. We got through 10 of the facts last time and, with so many to share, decided to carry over the balance to a second article. So, with that as an introduction, here’s more about our ever-expanding and improving local airport. Continue reading There’s more to learn about Winter Haven Regional Airport