Asphalt Pavement Maintenance and Preservation

Description: Techniques for asphalt pavement evaluation, including pavement condition rating and non-destructive testing; Discussion of how to select the best maintenance strategy; choose the right treatment at the right time on the right project; Overview of the various maintenance treatments and their construction practices: fog seal, chip seal, double chip seal, slurry seal, micro-surfacing, MACRO®–SURFACING, bonded thin overlay, thin overlay, new technology or processes; Overview of material properties—how they are produced, and proper handling and storage of aggregates, emulsions, cutbacks, and asphalts; Review of new Minnesota Best Practices Handbook on Asphalt Pavement Maintenance

provider: Minnesota LTAP