The high price at the pump has hit nearly all industries including those who sell asphalt.
Blacktop roads are made out of petroleum and with oil prices going up, so does the cost to repave our streets.
Rockford blacktop is one of the city's biggest contractors. It says it's spending almost 50 percent more on projects.
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