September 26, 2019
John Tyler Community College Campus
800 Charter Colony Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23114
This course is the first step in making your asphalt pavements last longer at lower cost. The course covers preventive maintenance treatments such as chip seals, slurry seals, and microsurfacing and discusses when and where each technique could be effective. It presents application methods, including preparation, materials, equipment, operations and safety, along with practical tips on how to avoid trouble. We would suggest this as a prerequisite course to Road Surface Management.
8:30 – 8:45 Preventive Maintenance Concepts
8:45 – 9:00 Philosophy of Preventive Maintenance
9:00 – 10:00 Distress Identification & Maintenance Selection
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 10:45 Causes of Pavement Distress
Water, Traffic Weight, Traffic Volume, Weather, Age
10:45 – 11:30 Types of Distress
Cracking, Raveling, Bleeding, Polishing, Rutting
11:30 -12:00 Explanation of Causes and Possible Cures of Distress:
Utility cuts, Depressions, Slippage, Rutting, Corrugations, Cracking, Block, Raveling, Bleeding, Polishing
12:30 – 3:00 Types of Seals , Objectives & Procedures
Fog seals, Seal Coats (Chip Seals, Oil and Chip), Slurry Seals, Microsurfacing, UTFCs Cape Seal, Sand Seals, Scrub Seals, and Rejuvenate
Mr. Edwin C. Stellfox is a civil engineer and former director of the Maryland LTAP Center. He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering, a Master’s in Education from Penn State University and over 45 years experience in Public Works with 30 years transferring transportation technology with the LTAP Program.
Who Should Attend
The workshop is for government officials responsible for asset management, project planning, oversight, and inspection of roadway improvement projects. This includes public works directors, supervisors, road masters, and foremen.
Registration and Payment
The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:
Local Government: $75.00
Private Industry: $300.00
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Special Registration Instructions for Employees of the Virginia Department of Transportation
VDOT employees must register through the VDOT Virtual Campus. Registration fees and related expenses for all VDOT employees will be paid from the VDOT Learning Services Center budget. Registrants should contact their District Training Coordinator or the VDOT Learning Services Center (Central Office employees) for instructions on how to seek reimbursement for travel expenses.
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