Professional Parking Lot Installation: How to Create a Safe, Functional Space for Drivers
Parking lot installation is a huge undertaking. It’s not as simple as just laying down some pavement and calling it a day. A well-installed parking lot by West Michigan Asphalt Company needs to be safe and functional for drivers, as well as compliant with all applicable laws and regulations.
First, let’s talk about what happens before any construction begins. Before you can even think about installing a parking lot, there are some preliminary steps that must be taken first. The most important thing to do is design your layout in such a way that it meets all local regulations and requirements as well as those of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
In general terms, this means having at least two handicapped accessible spots per every 100 spaces available on site. Those reserved areas should also have designated pathways leading up to them which are wide enough for wheelchairs or other mobility devices like walkers or crutches. Most importantly though- don’t forget signage! These signs need to state clearly where these specific types of spaces can be found within the lot itself, making things easier for your customers who may need them most.
Once that’s taken care of it’s time to start designing the layout and considering where you want different types of spaces: like ADA-compliant ones (or not), visitor parking areas versus employee spots etc… The next step would be choosing materials — asphalt is one popular choice because it provides a smooth surface for cars but requires less maintenance than concrete does over time so if budgeting isn’t an issue then consider using this instead! If money really matters though there are other options available too such as gravel which can still get traction even when wet