NovaChip: SR-17, City of Soap Lake Milepost 75.44 to Milepost 76.15

The purpose of this project is to determine the constructability, performance and cost effectiveness of NovaChip ® for use on low volume roads in Washington State. Koch Pavement Solutions, in conjunction with the North Central Region Program Management Office, Project Engineers Office, Materials Office, and Ephrata Maintenance Office, placed a total of 26,000 square yards of NovaChip ® on a curbed portion of SR-17 through Soap Lake. This report will provide a brief history of NovaChip®, discuss project selection and application, and document the project construction, and performance 22 months after construction. Performance will be evaluated over the next five years or until such time that no further useful information can be obtained. At that time, a final report will be written to document the NovaChip ® ’s performance, life cycle costs, and implementation procedures (if applicable).
Publication Date: 
Sunday, June 1, 2003
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 571.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:41
Jeff S. Uhlmeyer, Linda M. Pierce, Jim T. Weston.
Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation. Materials Laboratory.
Number of Pages: 
Asphalt emulsions, Asphalt pavements, Bituminous overlay, Construction, Evaluation, Friction, Hot mix paving mixtures, Overlays (Pavements), Pavement performance, Pavement rehabilitation, Preventive maintenance, Pavements, Polymers, Technology, Wearing course (Pavements).