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Definition

A paving material made up of similar-sized pieces of broken stone that is compacted, and usually bound with bitumen.

Also known as

Asphalt Pavement, Blacktop, Tarmac, Asphalt Concrete, Bituminous Concrete

Cost Considerations

Macadam treatment costs about $2 per sq. ft., and is required every six to ten years to maintain the appearance and durability of the asphalt.

Costs vary greatly by region (and even by zip code). To get free estimates from local contractors, please indicate yours.

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