SALT STABILIZATION ON OHIO'S SECONDARY SYSTEM

PURCHASE ORDER CONTRACTS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF OHIO'S FARM-TO-MARKET ROADS ARE DESCRIBED. ITEMS INCLUDED IN THE CONTRACTS ARE: (1) CUBIC YARDS OF AGGREGATE TO BE FURNISHED, HAULED, AND TAIL-GATE SPREAD AT A STIPULATED RATE PER MILE. (2) SQUARE YARD OF SURFACE RECONDITIONED IN CONFORMANCE WITH BASE COURSE SPECIFICATIONS, INCLUDING ADDITION OF SODIUM CHLORIDE AT A PRESCRIBED RATE PER SQUARE YARD PER INCH, (3) THOUSANDS OF GALLONS OF WATER, FURNISHED AND APPLIED AS DIRECTED, (4) GALLONS OF BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FURNISHED AND APPLIED AT A STIPULATED RATE PER SQUARE YARD, (5) CUBIC YARDS OF AGGREGATE FURNISHED, HAULED AND SPREAD AT A STIPULATED RATE PER SQUARE YARD AS COVER, (6) LUMP SUM PREMIUM ON INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE, AND (7) LUMP SUM FOR LIGHTS, SIGNS, AND BARRICADES. THESE SPECIFICATIONS PERMITTED MAXIMUM FIELD CONTROL AND OBTAINED GOOD RESULTS AT REASONABLE COST. RECONDITIONING EXISTING SURFACES BY THE ADDITION OF AGGREGATE AND SODIUM CHLORIDE, WITH A PRESERVATIVE BITUMINOUS PRIME AND SEAL, HAS SUCCESSFULLY STABILIZED 260 MILES OF THE SECONDARY SYSTEM, AND IS BELIEVED TO BE A SATISFACTORY LOW COST METHOD OF REDUCING MAINTENANCE COSTS AND FURNISHING BETTER TRAFFIC SERVICE TO RURAL HIGHWAY USERS.

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  • Authors:
    • Reppel, J W
  • Publication Date: 1958

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