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  • What is a "chip-seal?"

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Eastern Region 2014 Chip Seal


September 2014

  • Weekly Construction Update
  • Construction is complete.
  • Awarded to Central Washington asphalt of Moses Lake, WA with a construction bid of $8,876,791.

This roadway preservation projects seals 105 miles of roadway in the following sections:

US 2/Creston to Rocklyn Road (MP 230-245)
US 2 Rocklyn Road to Davenport (MP 245-250)
SR 20/Pend Oreille Mill to Newport (MP 422-436)
SR 25/Davenport to Fruitland (MP 0-38)
SR 27/Palouse Albion Road to Palouse (MP 8-15)
SR 194/Almota to Jct. US 195 (MP 0-21)
US 195/Colton to Jct. SR 27 (MP 8-20)
SR 211/Jct. Us 2 to Jct. SR 20 (MP 0-15)

Why is WSDOT chip-sealing these highways?
The pavement through these sections is deteriorating and was scheduled for surface restoration before the underlying road structure is damaged.

The End Result
A fresh layer of Bituminous Surface Treatment that extends the usable life of the underlying roadway.

Project Benefits

  • Extends the pavement life
  • Provides a smoother ride
  • Improves drainage
  • Reduces maintenance

What is the project timeline?
This project will be built and completed during the 2014 construction season.

Financial Information

Financial Data for PIN 600023M, 600223U, 600224P, 602042M, 602500U, 602700I, 619400K, 619500S, 621100C
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $11,055
Total $11,055

Project signage will reflect the cost of construction engineering, project bid award and sales tax.

How can I get more information?
Chad Simonson, Project Engineer
2714 N. Mayfair
Spokane, WA 99207
(509) 324-6250

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