Microsurfacing was used in a 10.2-mile application through the heart of Columbus, Ohio. Microsurfacing is a polymer-modified quick traffic slurry seal system with a quick cure time, which can be placed in much greater thickness than is possible for conventional slurry seal. This allows its use as an alternative to hot mix asphalt for the filling of ruts and for some other corrective maintenance applications. It was necessary to perform the installation at night because the heavy trafic volume, a daily average count of 130,000 vehicles on the 6- to 8-lane freeway. Details of the installation are briefly described.

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    Scranton Gillette Communications

    380 E Northwest Highway, Suite 200
    Des Planes, IL  United States  60016-2282
  • Authors:
    • Jones, S A
  • Publication Date: 1991-12

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  • Accession Number: 00618482
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1992 12:00AM