Decisions made in Washington could impact the daily operations for many companies and contractors in the pavement world. From worker safety, to emissions, to funding there are a number of changes that Congress would like to implement this year. Asphalt industry groups gathered together to discuss key issues that law makers may be addressing soon and challenged contractors to get involved by contacting their representatives to voice their opinions.
Here’s what they are and what you can do about them.
It’s no secret that our roads and bridges are in dire need of maintenance and repair. Data shows that 44% of roads in the United States are in mediocre or poor condition.