For small towns and rural communities looking to attract visitors and support local businesses, gravel bike paths are well worth the cost of installation and upkeep.
Graduation rates in Indian Country are among the lowest in the United States — and poorly maintained unpaved roads aren’t helping.
The 21st-century economy will depend on renewables like solar power, but stakeholders will need to invest in proven maintenance solutions to keep worksites in acceptable condition.
Unpaved roads have connected communities and facilitated commerce for thousands of years. By learning more about the way these byways are built, we can better understand which current road building methods perform best.
For residents of Farmington Hills, Michigan, who experience a deep winter freeze and wet spring thaw every year, traditional approaches to road building work — until they don’t.