R.A. Petersen Company (RAPCO) has been the leading asphalt maintenance company for over 50 years. Family owned and operated, RAPCO brings a wealth of knowledge to every project.


Started in 1961 by Robert Alexander Peterson, RAPCO has grown into Illinois largest Asphalt Maintenance Company and one of the top 50 asphalt maintenance companies in the nation. Today, the company is owned and operated by Mr. Peterson’s Grandson, David Alexander Lobb, and a staff of 24 field employees, and a team of project engineers and superintendents with over 50 years of experience.


In 2005, RAPCO moved to a new facility located in Franklin Park, IL. This new facility contains 15,000 square feet of building space, which includes our offices, a repair shop, and 20,000 gallon sealer storage tanks. The building sits on an acre of yard space which houses their company trucks and equipment.


At our RAPCO facility, we house the most advanced and up-to-date asphalt maintenance equipment. With all of our equipment and generations of industry experience, RAPCO has the expertise and ability to service your project. For a free quote, call RAPCO and find out how you can save time and money on your next asphalt project.

RAPCO has a large fleet of equipment that includes:

  • 4 – Crack Routing Machines
  • 2 – Oil Jacketed Melter/Applicators
  • 4 – 1,500 Gallon Tanker Trucks
  • 4 – 300 Gallon Squeegee Applicator Machines
  • 3 – Asphalt Milling Machines


Our facility, and the many projects we complete within the Chicagoland area, allows us to bid projects at a very competitive price. We provide free parking evaluations so we can properly assess your needs to save you time and money on your next project.