Comment: Concrete has downsides too

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Concrete has downsides too

It also suffers from potholes and cracking, and the holes when filled just reopen again because nothing sticks well enough the the exposed concrete in the road bed. They've used asphalt in Europe for decades with great success, because they are engineered to last forty years, whereas our roads are only engineered to last maybe five. Don't hate the asphalt, blame the low engineering standards.