Jessica Stoikes joined Asphalt Contractor & Pavement Maintenance and Reconstruction as the associate editor in 2013. Stoikes also has assumed the role of editor for Sustainable Construction Magazine. Stoikes comes to the publications with a journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and five years of web writing under her belt.
As editor she is looking forward to continuing the magazines missions of bringing quality “how to” information to contractors through a variety of media, including the print publications, monthly e-newsletters, the website (www.forconstructionpros.com) and various social media including Facebook and Twitter.
In cold temperatures, pavement contracts and cracks open to their widest. In hot temperatures, pavement expands and closes the cracks. This is why the moderate temperatures in spring are optimal for crack repair.