Asphalt Paving Blog

Why Municipalities Might Consider High Impact Paving and Perpetual Pavement

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Nov 17, 2015
As you commute to work, or travel locally running errands, you never likely stop to consider the sheer miles of roadway you travel upon. Instead, you likely think about the potholes you drive over and wonder why your town or city has not made repairs.

Asphalt Milling at Coffee Road in New Berlin, WI - Part 3 of 5

Posted by Riley Stendel on May 16, 2014

Wolf Paving Asphalt MillingWolf Paving completed the 2.75-mile Coffee Road municipal paving project in New Berlin, Wisconsin. There were four phases of the municipal project, pre-determined by the City of New Berlin. The project included widening and straightening the road, strengthening the base through the use of geo-textile fabric and Glas-Grid reinforcing pavement mesh, and applying the new asphalt pavement along the entire road. The project began in April 2013 and was completed in October 2013.

The Process Behind Asphalt Milling

Posted by Riley Stendel on Mar 12, 2013

One interesting part of the asphalt process that you might not be aware of happens before any asphalt is laid. It’s called asphalt milling.

What is asphalt milling?

Milling is the process of removing the top layer of asphalt to a specified and even depth without disturbing the underlying subbase. This allows new asphalt to be laid down without increasing the height of the road and saves you time if the subbase doesn't need to be fixed. Thanks to the milling process curbs, drainage and other existing structures remain undisturbed.