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Dan Pumphrey of the Streets Division pitched a proposal to senior students at the Colorado School of Mines to conduct a field research project to test the efficacy of salt and other materials used on our roadways to manage snow and ice. Six students from Mines will participate in...
As part of the 2019 Chip Seal (Asphalt) Program, crews may be in your area (see map below). Chip seal is an economical way to fill cracks in roads and lengthen the life of the road. It is also a relatively fast process thereby reducing disruption to residents.
Where and When
The Chip Seal process...
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Money spent to date for 2018 Street Maintenance Projects:
Concrete Total: $1,763,333
Mill & Overlay Total: $4,713,536.76
Crack Seal Total: $421,505.70
Mill and Overlay Projects
Asphalt Mill and Overlay
Cost: $66,528 per lane mile
An asphalt overlay is a long term, but costly repair to the asphalt pavement. It provides a new, strong, crack free, smooth driving surface. Before an overlay is put down, all areas that are potholed, excessively alligatored (small...
2015 Road Quality
Arvada’s transportation infrastructure is the City’s largest and most valuable asset. The City has increased funding towards street improvements in recent years and engages in ongoing street maintenance projects.
Pavement Condition Index (PCI)...