A good road infrastructure network is an invaluable asset to private corporations and public organizations. Good roads are critical to economically moving goods and services to market to stay competitive in a global economy. They allow emergency services access to help and protect communities. The cost to society can be extraordinary should the system be left in a state of disrepair.
Pavement maintenance is a strategy that uses “the right treatment, to the right road, at the right time.” Pavement maintenance makes scarce dollars go further – every dollar spent will minimize expensive rehabilitation and reconstruction costs in the future.
As part of pavement maintenance and preservation there are different processes that can help to maintain the road network in a relatively high state of condition. One of these processes is the use of crack sealing and filling.
Spray patching is a very effective pavement maintenance treatment. It can be placed using a wand and shovelling the cover aggregate over the sprayed emulsion, but in most cases spray patching is done by using an integrated spray patching machine.
Prompt pothole repair can control expenditures and prolong the service life of a pavement. There are a number of different ways of producing the repair material needed.
As part of pavement maintenance and preservation there are different processes that can help to maintain the network in a relatively high state of condition. Sealers can provide excellent adhesion, flexibility and durability.