Asphalt Paving Blog

5 Reasons Why Your Business or Municipality Should Repair Potholes In Spring

Posted by J. Mrugacz on May 22, 2019

Spring in Wisconsin means longer days, blooming bulbs, baseball...and potholes.

Potholes are caused by the same science that makes a can of soda explode in your freezer - the expansion and contraction of water. Ground water gets under the pavement, expands when frozen, and contracts when it melts. The expansion bends and weakens the asphalt, and the contraction leaves gaps behind where the pavement can collapse and create a hole. This is why potholes multiply in spring as the ground thaws. 

Potholes in Asphalt: What Causes Them and How are They Fixed?

Posted by Jacob Mrugacz on Apr 9, 2019

The damage of Wisconsin winter is starting to show – especially on the roads. As the weather warms up, road construction starts up again in the Madison and Milwaukee areas. With road construction, comes pothole repair.

Is Your Driveway Looking Scary? Asphalt Repair Tips Just In Time for Halloween

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Oct 28, 2015

With Halloween right around the corner, is your driveway ready to greet the ghosts, goblins and ghouls? Take a look at some spooky asphalt repair problems and solutions to get you ready for the holiday -- courtesy of (Were)Wolf Paving.

Post-Winter Roads Present Need For Car Maintenance & Repair

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Mar 19, 2014

America, of course, is a nation of car-owners and car-drivers. Our roads are the arteries that keep the heart of our great state pumping... and just as your arteries are vital to your own body's health, keeping our roads smooth is vital to your car's health.