The Top Large Asphalt Pavers

March 12, 2024
A gallery of highway-class machines.

Existing road contractors, states, and municipalities will soon be hard at work for another season, and other contractors may be considering entry into the market. One of the biggest decisions that must be made is purchasing the first paver.

Read also: How to buy an asphalt paver

Whether buying a new or used asphalt paver, total cost of ownership is a key factor. The longer the paver lasts—and the less it costs in downtime or maintenance—the faster it will earn back its initial investment and continue to make money.

Key considerations for pavers

  1. Match size to project
  2. Choose the right screed
  3. Mat quality
  4. Safety features
  5. Operator comfort
  6. Warrant
  7. Dealer support