Topwest Asphalt provides asphalt paving services in Vancouver, British Columbia. To learn more, call 604-755-0300 or contact us today to schedule an appointment. 

What is Asphalt Paving?

Asphalt is the black paving material you see on many public roads and highways, also widely used for parking lots and residential driveways. It is made up of crushed rock, gravel, and sand held together by a binding material called bitumen. Together this mixture creates a hard, durable surface that is ideal for driving and parking vehicles.

Benefits of Asphalt Paving

Asphalt is used for a variety of paving projects because of its many benefits: 

  • Strength. Asphalt is poured in a semi-liquid state, but once it hardens it provides an extremely strong surface. 
  • Durability. Asphalt is resistant to damage, even more so with regular maintenance. 
  • Smooth surface. When properly laid, it provides a smooth driving surface without bumps, grooves, or seams. 
  • Aesthetics. The solid black color of asphalt and its ability to be precisely shaped provides an aesthetically pleasing product. 
  • Flexibility. A