Pavement or paving may refer to:

Surfacing edit

  • Road surface, the durable surfacing of roads and walkways
  • Sidewalk, a walkway along the side of a road, called a pavement in British English
  • Asphalt concrete, a common form of road surface
  • Cool pavement, pavement that delivers higher solar reflectance than conventional dark pavement
  • Crazy paving, a means of hard-surfacing used outdoors
  • Nicolson pavement, a road surface material consisting of wooden blocks
  • Pavers (flooring), an outdoor floor done in blocks
  • Permeable paving, made of either a porous material that enables stormwater to flow through it or nonporous blocks spaced so that water can flow between the gaps
  • Portuguese pavement, the traditional paving used in most pedestrian areas in Portugal
  • Resin-bound paving, a mixture of aggregate stones and resin used to pave footpaths, driveways, etc.
  • Tactile paving, textured ground surface indicators found at roadsides (such as at curb cuts), by and on stairs, and on railway station platforms, to assist pedestrians who are vision impaired
  • Whitetopping, the covering of an existing asphalt pavement with a layer of Portland cement concrete

Geology edit

  • Desert pavement, a desert ground surface covered with closely packed rock fragments of pebble and cobble size
  • Glacial striation or glacial pavement, a rock surface scoured and polished by glacial action
  • Limestone pavement, a naturally occurring landform that resembles an artificial pavement
  • Tessellated pavement, a rare sedimentary rock formation that occurs on some ocean shores

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