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Different grades of asphalt have tolerances that are separated by 6 degrees Celsius.
Video shows a patch of asphalt rising and buckling as if a large animal were taking big, heaving breaths somewhere beneath Mexico City.
The same is true for the asphalt that covers our roads and parking lots.
My son needed help from the officers, instead of being harmed by them’ Tarsha Benigno, with husband Barry Benigno, talks about the severe burns her son received while being held on the hot asphalt by Citrus Heights police.
A few years ago, the Cook Inlet Housing Authority thought that part of what the neighborhood needed was a makeover of the bleak asphalt surroundings at 3400-3600 Spenard Road.
Durham said that post-Irma, there have been challenges to finishing the projects: transporting asphalt to the sites, getting utilities up and running, calling sub-contractors back to the job, and completing inspections on the site work.
Some landscaping would help erase the sea-of-asphalt look that prevails south of the Beverly Center.
The repairs include $5 million for retaining walls at the bobsled track, $2.3 million for asphalt and guardrails at the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, and a $1.75 million roof replacement at the speed skating oval in the Salt Lake City of Kearns.
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