Featured Facts

#20

Routine maintenance means milling off the surface for recycling, followed by placement of a smooth new overlay every 20 years.

#16

The materials used in Perpetual Pavements are infinitely reclaimable, recyclable, reusable, and renewable.

#14

Recycled asphalt saves tax payers 1.5 billion dollars each year through reduced construction costs.

#13

Asphalt contractors in the state of Missouri used approximately 1.5 million tons of recycled asphalt in 2012. That is enough to pave a two lane highway (24’ wide) with three inches of asphalt from Saint Louis to Dallas, Texas!

#11

Missouri has over 33,000 miles of surfaced roads.

#9

A Perpetual Pavement is an asphalt pavement designed and built to last indefinitely without any structural reconstruction.

#8

Of the 2.27 million miles of paved roads in the US, 94% are surfaced with asphalt, including 65% of the interstate system.

#7

Studies have shown that on average, over a 40-year period, asphalt pavements are more economical than concrete pavements.

#6

The smoother the pavement, the lower a vehicle’s fuel consumption.

#5

Smoother pavements extend pavement life by as much as 10% to 25%.