California Asphalt Pavement Association
Representing the asphalt pavement industry in California

PARKING LOT CONSTRUCTION / PAVING RESOURCE PAGE


Parking Lot Construction Resources and Best Practices

A parking lot is one of the first things a person sees when they arrive at their destination. Well-constructed and maintained parking lots go a long way toward projecting a positive image and also helps facilitate the safe and efficient flow of people, goods and services. We've gathered some resources to help contractors and project owners achieve the best results.

HIRING A PAVING CONTRACTOR


NAPA consumer center

Our partners, the National Asphalt Pavement Association, have answered some frequently asked questions consumers may have about hiring an asphalt contractor to pave your driveway. View it HERE.

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CONSUMER / OWNER RESOURCES PAGE


CalAPA page of resources for project owners / consumers

For project owners, managing an asphalt parking lot job can be overwhelming. We have collected some helpful information all in one place on the CalAPA "Consumer Resource Page," including links to guidance on what to look for when hiring a paving contractor, link to the California Contractor State License Board, list of CalAPA members, our association's Code of Ethics and more. Click HERE to visit the page.

PARKING LOT CHECKLIST


A pocket guide!

CalAPA and our national partner, the Asphalt Pavement Alliance, have collaborated on a handy parking lot checklist/pocket guide for use by contractors and owners. Click HERE to download it.

PARKING LOT RESOURCES


Asphalt Insider artice

The "California Asphalt Insider," an official publication of CalAPA, recently published an article about parking lot construction, which includes links to resources and a video. View the article HERE.

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Parking Lot video!


Courtesy of PAIKY

The Plantmix Asphalt Industry of Kentucky (PAIKY), a CalAPA partner, has produced a helpful 13-minute educational video, "Best Practices for Parking Lot Design & Construction." View it HERE.

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Trucking & asphalt!


Courtesy of NAPA

The National Asphalt Pavement Association produced a lively and colorful illustrated booklet on safe trucking practices on asphalt pavement jobs. View it HERE.

How to determine quantities


Courtesy of NAPA

The National Asphalt Pavement Association produced a handy primer on how to estimate asphalt quantities. View it HERE.

How to determine mix cooling times


Courtesy of NAPA

The National Asphalt Pavement Association developed a page of resources about determining proper mix cooling times. View it HERE.