Quality Excavating & Paving Contractors Since 1998

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs About Driveway Paving

Yes, we are a member of the Better Business Bureau and Associated General Contractors of Maine.
We suggest that you wait at least 3 to 5 weeks to pave, longer if the ground is wet. Why? It may move (sink) in the first few weeks. If it does, we can fix it before we pave your driveway. This provides the best results.
The two main determinants are the gravel base and proper compaction. We suggest 12 to 18 inches of compacted gravel. In Maine we experience frost heaves. Without a solid foundation on which to lay the asphalt mix we cannot determine the outcome frost will produce. Compaction, compaction, compaction! Compaction is the leading cause of asphalt failure. (I.e. shrinkage, cracking, water problems, premature deterioration. We have a 1-ton, 3-5 ton, and a 10-ton roller.
Yes, we do carry Workers Compensation and Liability Insurance; you will not be liable for any accidents that may occur on your property. Proof of insurance provided upon request.
We have been in business since 1998. Our crew has over 50 years of combined experience with companies such as Blue Rock and Tilcon.
We guarantee that we will give you the depth of asphalt we contract and that the water will drain in the direction it is suppose to. Your new driveway will last for years to come.

Bard Paving Construction Corporation is a member a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business.
Bard Paving Construction Corporation is OSHA Certified.
Bard Paving Construction Corporation paves for Maine Department of Transporatation.
Bard Paving Construction Corporation is a member of the Maine Asphalt Pavement Association.