Preservation - Maintenance - Reconstruction
What is Pavement Preservation?
"Pavement Preservation is a 'systematic approach...employing a network level, long term strategy that enhances pavement performance by using an integrated, cost-effective set of practices that extend pavement life, improve safety and meet motorist expectations.'"(CTDOT Pavement Preservation Guidelines)
"Right Treatment to the Right Road, At the Right Time"
What type of Pavement Preservation Products Are Available?
- Crack Sealing
- Surface Treatments (Chipseal, Slurry Seal)
- Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlay
- Cold-Mix Asphalt Overlay
- Cold-Mix Recycling
These Pavement Preservation methods are designed to extend the service life of the roadway asset in a timely, and cost effective manner.
Benefits of Pavement Preservation VS. Reconstruction
- Extended Life of the Pavement
- Reduced Oxidation & Weathering
- Improve Appearance
- Cost Effective
- Limited Engineering Costs
- Do Not Substantially Alter the Charactistics of the Roadway