Chapter 6: Pre-Seal Coat Activities

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Section 1: Overview

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Seal coat projects take a great deal of planning and careful preparation to ensure that a seal coat job will last for many years. Numerous details must be worked out between the responsible engineer and the contractor. The engineer needs to know the approximate date the contractor plans to start the operation and who will supply the materials. The engineer must also arrange for the preconstruction meeting, which will be explained in detail in Section 4, Preconstruction Meeting of this chapter.

The main preparatory stages for a seal coat project include:

These preparatory stages will be discussed in detail in this chapter with the exception of selecting application rates, which are discussed thoroughly in Chapter 4,

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