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Heavy Duty Seal Coat

Summary Heavy duty seal coat is a pavement surface treatment technique that involves the application of two layers of polymer modified, fiber reinforced asphalt emulsion with specially graded aggregate. It replenishes the binder that is lost through weathering and aging

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Rejuvenating Scrub Seal

Summary Rejuvenating scrub seals are used as a preventative maintenance method for pavements still in a good condition. Modified emulsion and aggregate chips are applied and brushed into the pavement to restore the surface and protect against moisture damage, oxidation,

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Fiber Reinforced Chip Seal (FRCS)

Summary Fiber Reinforced Chip Seal (FRCS) is a unique crack preventing treatment that is comprised of a highly elastomeric membrane that is then reinforced with a matrix of fiber. After placing this composite spray it is sandwiched between two layers

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Ultra-Thin Bonded Wearing Course

Summary Ultra-Thin Bonded Wearing Course is a thin (0.375- to 0.75-in. thick) gap graded modified Hot mix asphalt (HMA) layer placed on a polymer-modified emulsified asphalt membrane. A specialized paver is used to place emulsified asphalt membrane and then the polymer-modified

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Fiber Reinforced Microsurface

Summary Fiber Reinforced Microsurfacing is a cost-effective preventive maintenance that consists of a thin layer of a polymer modified asphalt emulsion blended with finely crushed stone and fibers. The purpose of this treatment is to 1) seal minor cracks and

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Hot Applied Scrub/Chip

Summary Hot Applied Scrub/Chip is an effective pavement maintenance treatment used for bridging and filling the cracks. The treatment starts with applying the scrub seal binder and following up with chip seal. The treatment seals the pavement surface and is

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Wide Crack Remediation

Summary Untreated pavement cracks tend to grow in width causing a drop in the pavement functional and structural integrity. In Arizona and other western climates a particular type of this distress involves the development of cracks as wide as six

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Call for Abstracts for Student Poster Competition

Abstracts for the 5th Annual Student Poster Presentations at the 2015 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference are being accepted until Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. For consideration, student research should be in line with the conference theme or topics listed on the website. Call

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! Understanding Modified Asphalt Binder Technology

[Download this Page as a Word Document] Objective: Due to the large number of people that could not attend the first workshop in April 2014, this workshop is a repeat of that event. There is a growing need for agency

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1st Annual Pavement Preservation Fair

1st Annual Pavement Preservation Fair Start Date: Nov 12, 2013 – Start Time: 8:00 a.m. End Date: Nov 12, 2013 – End Time: 4:00 p.m. Description: Join us for the 1st Annual Pavement Preservation Fair in Conjunction with and sponsored

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