Asphalt is the quiet pavement. Studies show that the noise-reducing properties of asphalt last for many years.Noise reductions of 3 to 10 dB(a) are common. Reducing noise by 3 dB(a) is about the same as doubling the distance from the road to the listener, or reducing traffic volume by 50 percent.
Asphalt pavement researchers have developed a number of technologies for reducing pavement noise. With a quiet asphalt pavement, there's less need for ugly, expensive noise walls. Learn more.
|What is Asphalt?||Carbon Footprint|
|Energy Savings||Noise Reduction|
|Cleaner Water||Traffic Relief|
|Public Safety||Recycled Asphalt|
What is Asphalt?
"What is asphalt?" you ask. Asphalt is the sustainable material for building pavements. It's smooth, so vehicles consume less fuel and produce lower emissions; it's quiet, so expen...