What is asphalt concrete?

What is asphalt concrete?

"Asphalt concrete" is another common term used for asphalt.


Many terms for asphalt are used interchangeably today, including tar, pavement, blacktop, and bituminous. The most important element in asphalt mixes is the size of the rock. the bigger the rock the stronger the asphalt. Although most people like the look of sleek, black asphalt, this is mostly made up of sand and is not very strong.

As residential specialists, we also do not need to use a large rock used in commerical work such as large parking lots or road work. We use a mix that has is the right combination of rock, fines, and oils strong enough to support residential use. 

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  • Excavate & Base

    During the basing phase, it is also the time to develop a drainage plan that dos not leave you with puddles of water or a drainage plan allowing water to flow towards your house or garage.

    We will take the extra step on projects which have drainage issues to shoot elevations and work with the homeowner to make sure the best drainage possible is set before we install asphalt or concrete.

Contact Asphalt & Concrete Buy Knox, Inc., in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for excavate and base,
retaining walls, sidewalks, patios, and stairs, among other services.

Asphalt & Concrete Buy Knox, Inc.

2852 Anthony Lane S.
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55418 

Phone: (612) 781-1112