Project/Goal Description: Pavement Preservation is the sum of all the activities to provide and maintain serviceable roadways. The strategy does not include new pavements or pavements that require major rehabilitation or reconstruction. Pavement Maintenance is basically a planned strategy of cost-effective treatments that preserves and maintain roadways. In other words, preventive maintenance applies the right treatment to the right pavement at the right time. Seal Coating (HA5) is a preventative maintenance measure that uses a high-density mineral bond to provide an armor-like shell with exceptional durability that extends the life of asphalt by resisting and slowing oxidation and ultraviolet ray effects.
December 2022 Progress Update: Public Works had applied this product on various roads such as Hip Pocket Road. Based on their observations, the product did not perform as expected. It was determined that the application of a thin lift (asphalt) would function better and be more cost-effective in the long run. Therefore, funds for this project will be used to apply a thin lift preservation treatment rather than the HA5 product.