Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

What is a Civil Construction Company? And Do I Need One?

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on February 15, 2018

Great question. We love great questions around here! What better way to learn and effectively communicate your needs?

A civil construction company develops and manages the construction of projects like:

  • Roads, highways, and other driving surfaces
  • Underground utility infrastructure
  • Bridges
  • Tunnels
  • Site development
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Topics: Asphalt Paving, contractors, site work, underground utilities, civil construction

The Awesome Benefits of Recycling Asphalt and Concrete

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on December 12, 2017

Wait! Don’t dump that! There’s still life in that crushed up, old driving surface.

The day finally came for you to rip up your asphalt or concrete parking lot and start anew. While you’ll fondly remember your old lot and all the great times you had together, the friendship isn’t actually over. The material itself can be crushed, recycled, and given fresh life.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling, foundation stone, construction aggregate, crushed stone

Asphalt Milling Process From Start to Finish

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on November 20, 2017

Eventually, you can no longer continue adding new asphalt overlays to a driving surface. Asphalt milling, also known as cold planing, removes the top layer to pave again with a clean slate.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling

New Asphalt Milling Machine Added to Park Enterprise Construction Fleet

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on November 8, 2017

Our new asphalt milling machine (a Wirtgen W 120 CFi) has brought efficiency and cost-savings to parking lot and road reconstruction jobs. No longer will you have to pay for a costly third-party subcontractor to strip away old driving surface in addition to installing a new asphalt surface.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving

6 Asphalt Paving Failures Keeping Mechanics in Business

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on November 3, 2017

“Man, that’s ugly!”

We’ve all thought that while driving on a terrible parking lot. People get even more upset after unwittingly testing their shocks in giant crater where pavement used to be.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving

6 Parking Lot Maintenance Tips to Prevent Deterioration Before Winter

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on October 30, 2017

Once winter sets in, the game’s over. Your commercial parking lot will continue on the damaging cycle of enduring harsh elements and carrying vehicles. Cracks will grow wider, potholes deeper, and your chances slimmer for saving money through preventive maintenance.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving

Parking Lot Repair: How Do Potholes Form?

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on October 18, 2017

Thud-thud! “Wow, how deep was that pothole?” you ask yourself, cringing at the potentially expensive, long-term damage to your vehicle. But what are potholes exactly, aside from a sometimes jarring experience?

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving

What a Poorly Maintained Commercial Parking Lot Says About You

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on October 14, 2017

You know the old adage, “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression”? That’s especially true when it comes to your business property, where professional appearance is often compared to your overall work ethic and performance.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving