Local Producers Working to Improve Our Neighborhoods

Written by Alyssa Burley.

Superior Ready Mix was spotted yesterday in a community off of Monroe Street near Kensington.  In preparation for repaving the street for this neighborhood, they were removing the existing pothole filled pavement into trucks.  This original material will then be recycled and reused to provide new pavement for this community.

Photo by Crystal Howard.

Photo by Crystal Howard.

Did you know?

  • 95% of asphalt used to pave roads is made up of sand, gravel and rock.
  • Up to 40% of new asphalt pavement could consist of recycled asphalt.
  • Porous asphalt is an environmentally friendly tool for stormwater management.
  • American taxpayers save over $1.5 billion per year by recycling asphalt.

For more fun facts about asphalt, visit www.asphaltfacts.com.

Send your pictures and description of the job to pics@project-cornerstone.org.