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Asphalt Maintenance: Crack Sealing to Surface Repairs

  • Feb 18, 2016 (9:00 - 11:00 am CT; 8:00 - 10:00 am MT)
    Video Conference (designated rooms at DOT sites)


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, February 4, 2016


Pavement preservation presentation that will provide attendees with an overview of Minnesota DOT’s current best practices for asphalt crack sealing to surface repairs.

Technology Sections:

  • MnDOT past and current crack sealing studies
  • Mitigating reflective cracking
  • Philosophy of crack sealing
  • Thermal cracking concepts with PG graded asphalts
  • Crack Sealing methods and quality focus areas
  • Crack seal materials
  • Micro Surfacing
  • Surface Treatments

Great review of some of Minnesota’s pavement preservation current practices – technology transfer provided by one of the region’s renowned material experts.


Tom Wood is with the Minnesota Department of Transportation where he works on pavement preventative maintenance methods with the Office of Materials. He also has worked for Koch Materials Company and SemMaterials Group as a technical representative specializing in surface treatments for hot-mix asphalt pavements.

Target Audience

Pavement designers, project managers, construction inspectors, specification writers, asset management, maintenance and materials staff, road supervisors, etc.

More Info

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050