The cost of buying asphalt have increased a lot in the recent years. Particularly in the last few months, the price has gone up by more than fifty percent. In 2011, the price is around $504 for one ton. This figure has been reached mainly due to the rapid increase in its use. This substance cannot be listed in the pure solid category because it is in a semi liquid form. The price of this substance is quite volatile and can increase or decrease in a short time span.