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Crews will excavate the area and put in a new gravel base before laying asphalt.
A leveling course will be laid down first, and then other work will be done The final finishing layer of asphalt will be put down in a couple months on both streets.
One of the city’s first decisions was to contract with Moody’s Reclamation for a facility there to take clean construction waste such as asphalt, concrete and rocks.
Most of the Africans dotted across the asphalt in tents or sprawled on mattresses in the enervating heat of a Roman summer have no permission to be there either.
Permeable pavers, an environmentally-friendly alternative to asphalt, help absorb storm water run-off and prevent flooding, officials said.
A Runner’s Circle: Avid asphalt pounders are repeat customers at this runner’s idyll in the Fairfax District (and in Atwater Village).
All of the asphalt has fallen into the sinkhole, officials said.
Stabilizing the soil is next in line to ready the area for stone and ultimately asphalt.
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