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Pavement Update Week of 8/13/18

Post Date:08/13/2018

Eight San José streets are slated for pavement maintenance over the next two weeks.

  • Milling will take place on Ringwood Avenue, Canoas Gardens Avenue, and Blaney Avenue.
  • An asphalt overlay will be applied on Canoas Gardens and Blaney.
  • Cold-in-place recycling will occur on Ringwood Avenue.
  • Sealing projects, which involve applying a thin layer of asphalt in order to maintain a street, will take place on Rainbow Drive, Dry Creek Road, Winfield
  • Boulevard, Calero Avenue, and Via Valiente.

This year's 100-mile paving season is funded in part by California Senate Bill 1. SB1: Your tax dollars at work rebuilding California.

Click here for a complete map of 2018 paving projects. See below for a schedule and definitions of terms.

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  • Cold-in-Place (CIR) Recycling: The process of removing the existing asphalt surface, mixing the crushed asphalt with a recycling agent, and reapplying the mixture back on the street surface.
  • Micromilling: The process of removing a thin top layer of failing asphalt.
  • Microsurfacing: A thin layer (3/8”) preventative maintenance treatment composed of an oil and crushed rock mixture, used to extend the life of the road.
  • HMA Overlay: Adding Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) back to the street as part of the resurfacing process.
  • Remove and Replace: The process of cutting segments of damaged, warped, or collapsed asphalt out of the roadway and filling them back in before resurfacing or sealing begins.
  • Wedge Cut/Conform Cut: Removing the thin portion of the street adjacent to the curb line in order to allow for the smooth application of pavement material to the edge of the street.
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