Asphalt Paving Program

How are roads selected for paving?
Paving of Town roads is determined by several factors

  • Functional Class
  • Pavement Condition Index as determined in 5-year roadway surveys
  • Capital Budget
  • Utility Company Coordination of Projects

Roads are scheduled for paving by the following factors:

  • Weather
  • Traffic Patterns
  • Mechanical Breakdowns
  • Community Events

What techniques are used to maintain Town roads?

  • Paving – Hot Mix Asphalt
  • Milling – Removal of top layer of asphalt
  • Reclaiming – Pulverizing existing road base and repaving
  • Crack Sealing
  • Re-striping of traffic markings

Seasonal Influences

  • Asphalt Plants are typically operational during warm weather months
  • Asphalt Paving Program is generally conducted from May through September
  • During the summer months, when schools are not in session, traffic may be lighter