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(as) hot as highway blacktop

Extremely hot in temperature. Geez, it's hot as highway blacktop today—we really need to stay in the shade.
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as hot as highway blacktop

Scorching. A typical summer day in the Deep South.
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As roads play a significant role in achieving national development and contributing to the overall performance and social functioning of the community, the govt is focusing on feasibility study and construction of RCC Bridge on Kabul River at Kishti Pul, Nowshera besides extension of blacktopping of Dagger to Gokand Roa.
The party also pledged to explore tourism in Samtse after blacktopping SamseBara road.
Pending works as of now include blacktopping and other electrical works.
The blacktopping work on gewog connectivity (GC) road from Tendruk to Norgaygang (Bara) gewog in Samtse is behind schedule by almost around two years, despite the work being scheduled for completion in April 2016.