Paving of the Future: A Water Management Alternative
Typically used for off-road pavements that handle a low volume of traffic flow – parking lots, industrial parks, and driveways – porous asphalt pavement has been around for more than 30 years. But only recently, as land values have climbed and rainwater/stormwater regulations have evolved in the United Stated, have so many developers begun to embrace this paving technology.
Porous asphalt pavement is a system in which all layers work together to move water away from the surface and into the subgrade. The natural soil must be permeable so water can flow into it.
To learn more, click on this link to Paving of the Future, a comprehensive technical article published in Pavement Magazine.
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Posted August 2008