In states like Pennsylvania that are home to a number of large rural communities, unpaved roads are becoming more popular and better funded.
From elected officials to municipal workers, keeping roads up to par is a team effort.
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.