June 2024

Can Rain Damage Fresh Asphalt?

When it comes to laying down new asphalt, whether it be for driveways, parking lots, or roadways, one critical factor that cannot be ignored is the weather—especially rain. For residents and businesses, understanding how rain interacts with fresh asphalt is crucial due to the area’s climate, which can include sudden rain showers, especially during the hurricane season. In this blog post, we will delve into the complexities of rain on fresh asphalt and provide insights on how to mitigate potential damage.

Why Subgrade Preparation Matters When Building Roads

In the realm of road construction, the emphasis often falls on the visible layers of asphalt and concrete that drivers interact with daily. However, the unsung hero of any road’s longevity and performance lies buried beneath these layers, in the critical process of subgrade preparation. At Bonness Inc., a firm specializing in comprehensive site preparation and base installation for roads and parking lots, this foundational step is pivotal to ensuring the infrastructure withstands the test of time and the challenges of a unique climate.