The foundation of proper road care is routine maintenance, which keeps costs low and reduces the need for major rehabilitation projects down the line.
Maintaining a road’s proper shape or “profile” with grading has been historically critical to the health of gravel surfaces. But there’s another way to guarantee longer road life cycles that’s far more cost-effective.
Gravel and dirt roads offer a cost-effective alternative to paved roads; here’s how these two surfacing methods compare to one another.
Municipal budget cuts can make communities stretch the funds available in the smartest ways to solve problems and keep things running smoothly. You might be surprised at what can be accomplished cost-effectively and with a little creativity.
Regularly maintaining gravel roads reduces overall costs and limits the disruptive effects of fugitive dust.