Chip Seal

What is it?

A chip seal is an application of asphalt followed with an aggregate cover.

Purpose

A chip seal is constructed to produce an initial pavement or maintain an existing asphalt pavement.

How is it done?

The technique of constructing a chip seal and its success are influenced by a number of factors.

  • the weather
  • the surface on which a chip seal is laid
  • the grade of asphalt used
  • the method of storing and handling the asphalt
  • the type and size of rock used as cover aggregate and the dust and moisture on the stone
  • the application rate of the asphalt and the rock
  • the adjustment and operation of the equipment for applying the asphalt and rock
  • the coordination of the operation
  • the rolling
  • the traffi c control during and after the seal coat is laid
  • the brooming
  • the post-seal inspection and the application of a fog seal, if necessary

 

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