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1989 Westside Chip Seal Study

Description: This report summarizes the results of reviews of chip sealing practices in the state of Washington. Background data is presented regarding the problems encountered in past chip sealing projects. Revised specifications are presented for the application of chip seals in both eastern and western Washington.

  • Date Published: April, 1994
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 229.1
  • Last Modified: October 1, 2007
  • Authors: Dennis C. Jackson, Newton C. Jackson, Joe P. Mahoney.
  • Originator: Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation.
  • # of Pages: 42 p., 734 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Aggregate gradation, Chip seals, Design methods, Highway maintenance, Overlays (Pavements), Pavement distress, Pavement maintenance, Recommendations, Sealing compounds, State departments of transportation, Surface course (Pavements), Surface treating.
  • Keywords: Chip seal, bituminous surface treatment, specifications, Washington (State)
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This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008