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August 18, 2016
 
 

Asphalt FACT #76

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WHEN TRAVELING ON SMOOTH PAVEMENTS, TRUCK TIRES DON'T BOUNCE

Truck tires rolling along on smooth asphalt pavement don't deliver the kind of impact loading they would on a rougher pavement. Some experts estimate that a 25% increase in smoothness yields a 9% - 10% increase in the life of a pavement. So, not only are smooth pavements more comfortable, they also are more economical.

Check out this video from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance to see why Smoothness Matters

 

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