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3 Ways Commercial Property Maintenance Can Help Prep for Hurricane Season

Although it is only the beginning of September, we’ve already seen our share of weather forecasters pointing out swirling tropical storms forming off the east coast with ominous portent.  This month, in fact, Hurricane Hermine became the first hurricane to make landfall in Florida since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Hurricane season officially kicked off on
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Pro-Pave Contributes to Growth of D.C.’s First-Ever ‘Eco District’

Capitol Crossing Will be One of District’s Largest Private Developments Pro-Pave, Inc. has been hired by general contracting firm Balfour Beatty Construction to assist in the North Block phase of Washington, D.C.’s innovative Capitol Crossing development. Developed by Property Group Partners, the $1.3-billion, 2.2-million square foot, elevated cityscape will ultimately span three blocks above I-395,
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Pro-Pave Recognized for Participation in Charitable Giving Project

PHILLIPS School Ribbon Cutting Spotlights Major Donation from 28 Firms Mid-Atlantic asphalt and concrete paving experts, Pro-Pave, Inc., will participate in a Sept. 26 ribbon cutting ceremony at the PHILLIPS School in Annandale, Va., in honor of a major paving project donated by the Heavy Construction Contractor’s Association (HCCA). The project, valued at $150,000, was part of
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STOP! Is Your School Parking Lot Signage Up to Date?

In a matter of weeks, schools will be back in session across the country, and parking lots that have for months served only as makeshift skate parks and overflow for the annual firemen’s carnival will once again be bustling with carpools and school buses, harried teachers, and the young minds they shape. While the actual
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4 Ways to Keep Your Cool While Walking on Hot Pavement

We’ve already encountered some sweltering days this summer, with more, undoubtedly, on the horizon. While walking on hot pavement is not quite the hardship it used to be prior to the advent of footwear (thank you, flip flops!), anyone who has ever shimmied, squealing, from the side of the pool to the sweet relief of
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3 Tips for Successful Graffiti Removal

That aerosol painting of a psychedelic butterfly certainly is colorful, but it obviously won’t fly on your office building. Graffiti has become an increasingly prominent means of expression throughout urban, and even suburban, society. If unsolicited, it is also, unquestionably, an example of vandalism. Graffiti removal, too, can be an arduous and unenviable task. Before
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Pro-Pave Receives Consecutive “Top Contractor” Honor

For the second year in a row, Pro-Pave, Inc. has been named a Top Contractor by Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction magazine. This year, the Mid-Atlantic’s asphalt and concrete paving experts were ranked among the industry’s best in the Pavement, Pavement Repair, and Sealcoating categories. Once more for 2016 The 2016 Top Contractors were chosen by
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Commercial Pavers Awarded Silver Line Contracts

Pro-Pave, Inc., to assist in Phase 2 of Metrorail extension Pro-Pave, Inc. was recently awarded a contract with Capital Rail Constructors (CRC) for work on the Silver Line project, a 23-mile extension of Washington’s Metrorail system that will ultimately connect with Dulles International Airport at the completion of Phase 2. CRC, a joint-venture of Clark
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5 Tips for Re-striping Your Parking Lot

While it’s said a tiger can’t change its stripes, parking lots are a different matter, altogether. Not only can your company’s parking lot markings be modified, but they should be regularly maintained to ensure your property is easily navigable. In fact, whether your business is a small startup or a corporate behemoth, parking lot striping
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Eco-Friendly Paving Options That Weren’t Available 10 Years Ago

Earth Day (April 22, 2016) is just a stone’s throw away, and while celebrations often center on the planting of seedlings and reminders to recycle, the asphalt and concrete industry also does its part with advances in eco-friendly paving. Over the course of the last 10 years, sustainable – or permeable – paving options have
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