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First Street Overlay Project Construction Update – Paving Delays

The new dates for the First Street Overlay project paving are Tuesday, May 17 thru Thursday, May 19

Asphalt paving was delayed this week due to weather concerns. The Contractor & Project Engineers determined that this week’s temperatures and general forecast for spotty showers were not ideal paving conditions.

Paving has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 17 with Wednesday, May 18 & Thursday, May 19 scheduled as alternate dates.

Ideally, pavement is installed when both ground and air temperatures are anywhere between 50 and 90 degrees. In our case, anything below 50 can cause defective quality that will have issues down the road. It is just as important that there is no rain on the day of paving or for a reasonable amount of time afterward to allow the oily materials to cure properly.

 

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