Pavement Maintenance

Road pavement maintenance concerns the action of keeping a road or highway in a state of good repair. It includes monitoring pavement health, addressing and fixing delamination, cracking, and potholes, and maintaining proper pavement lane markings and striping. Also of concern is addressing snow and ice on roadways, keeping roads clear and drivable, and snowplow fleet maintenance and control.

The construction of MoDOT’s proven life-saving rumble stripes involves grinding them into the pavement, exposing what is very often a porous aggregate to the elements.
The construction of MoDOT’s proven life-saving rumble stripes involves grinding them into the pavement, exposing what is very often a porous aggregate to the elements.
The largest asset for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is its pavement. MoDOT maintains more than 77,000 lane-miles of roads, making…
March 02, 2015
Washburn County injects strength into Trunk Highway B
Washburn County injects strength into Trunk Highway B
Washburn County (Wis.) Highway Department Commissioner Jon Johnson, P.E., oversees 200 miles of paved roads and offers guidance to area townships.…
New ADA rules might be tough for agencies to meet
New ADA rules might be tough for agencies to meet
For David Ward, a 52-year-old management consultant from Orange County, Calif., getting around on local streets near his Tustin home is “a mixed bag…
July 08, 2014
Steve Neppl, assistant county engineer for Wilkin County, Minn., and Dan Swedlund, maintenance superintendent, were faced with an 8-mile maintenance…
A 6-mile gravel segment of Becker County, Minn., CSAH No. 35 had very high annual road-maintenance costs due to several resorts, logging trucks and…
Minnesota’s Kandiyohi County Road No. 7 was in need of reconstruction. “This segment of the grading and bituminous surfacing project was projected to…
Cimline’s Magma Series melter/applicator customers will appreciate the all-in-one capabilities of these new machines. Crack cleaning and crack…
January 01, 1970
With the budgets available today, government agencies need every tool in the toolbox to extend the life of their roads and keep stakeholders happy.…
June 10, 2011
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