What is asphalt milling? The process of asphalt milling is one of the best ways to re-pave your parking lot. Asphalt milling pulverizes the asphalt right in place all the way down through the sub-base, mixing the two layers. The existing asphalt is turned to dust and left in place. The new material left in place becomes your new sub-base. This material is then graded and compacted to get ready for the installation of asphalt.
Why is asphalt milling better than excavation, or resurfacing? Depending on the condition of your parking lot, you may not have that many choices. Resurfacing can only be done if the damage in your parking lot is minimal. Compared to traditional excavation, milling is best because it:
Asphalt milling creates an extremely durable long-lasting surface that can potentially outlast the original life of your parking lot.