Placing a Road Like a Carpet – Rolls or Squares

We have mentioned in earlier posts that placing an interlocking or paver pavement is labor intensive. The preparation is similar to placing a flexible pavement. The subgrade has to be graded and compacted. An aggregate layer placed and compacted. The difference is an added 1-inch sand layer. Typically, pavers are hand-placed. There are two […]

Pavements? What’s the Difference?

There are three pavement types: Flexible – Asphalt concrete Rigid – Portland cement concrete Interlocking pavers – Stone, brick, or blocks But there are seemingly infinite variations of each. Flexible: The black stuff is asphalt concrete (left photo), also called hot-mix asphalt concrete. In some states or regions, it is […]