Concrete Pavement

Proven Material for Infrastructure

Concrete has proven to be a successful material for roundabouts, parking lots, arterial roadways and highways.

Concrete Highways

  • Use 66% less energy to build and maintain than asphalt highways 
  • Use 73% less aggregate than asphalt highways 

Concrete Pavement

  • Improve fuel efficiency by up to 7% through reduced road friction
  • Lower lighting requirements by over 24% due to better light reflection 
  • Are made from local materials, supporting local jobs
  • Offer a potential savings of more than 12,000 metric tonnes of GHGs per lane-km 

Learn More About Concrete Roadway Use in Alberta 

First Fully Concrete Roundabout in Western Canada

The Best Way to Build a Road: Concrete vs Asphalt

Albedo and It's Impact to Reduce Climate Change