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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.
Video shows a patch of asphalt rising and buckling as if a large animal were taking big, heaving breaths somewhere beneath Mexico City.
Different grades of asphalt have tolerances that are separated by 6 degrees Celsius.
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.
In addition to petroleum coke, companies that handle asphalt millings, ores, iron and steel slag, gravel, sand and limestone would be impacted.
The transportation area's asphalt parking lot would be replaced with a 7-inch concrete platform to better accommodate buses, and a detention pond added to alleviate drainage issues.
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