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Brent Thompson of Aqua Paving operates a mechanical installer on a new lot at Lincoln University. The university is investing in a new style parking lot in which pavers and gravel control the amount of water that rushes off a lot.

Brent Thompson of Aqua Paving operates a mechanical installer on a new lot at Lincoln University. The university is investing in a new style parking lot in which pavers and gravel control the amount of water that rushes off a lot. Photo by Julie Smith.

Another effort to go green is being completed in Jefferson City.

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Hector Cepeda of Matt Rademan LLC replaces red pavers with gray to make a permanent parking line in the lot, instead of using paint that wears off.

Lincoln University will have a new parking lot in front of its Dickinson Research Facility, 1219 Chestnut.

Paved with permeable stone, the parking lot will absorb rain water through the crevices of the stone pavers into a layer of gravel that will allow any excess water to trickle into a nearby creek rather than gush into area waterways.

“You will not see run-off from this parking lot. It will be ....

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