As with all paving projects, keeping residents and road users notified and informed of upcoming activities is generally helpful in minimizing confusion, motorist delays, and complaints. Because we don’t want vehicles traveling on the new crack seal until it has cured sufficiently, extra care should be taken to adequately inform the public and other stakeholders regarding this work.
Notification practices vary from agency to agency and from job to job, but some common forms of notification include one or more of the following:
Notification message content also varies, but usually includes the following information to address six basic questions:
A thoughtfully conceived and executed notification plan can greatly enhance public satisfaction with pavement preservation projects including crack seal.
There are two main site preparation items for crack sealing: cleaning cracks and routing cracks (if warranted).