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Video Conference

Asphalt Maintenance - Crack Sealing to Surface Repairs

  • Mar 31, 2017 (10:00 - 12:00 pm CT; 9:00 - 11:00 am MT)
    Video Conference (designated rooms at DOT sites)


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 17, 2017

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


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 a Pavement Specialist with WSB & Associates, Inc. at their Minneapolis office. He has worked for the Minnesota Department of Transportation on pavement preventative maintenance methods with the Office of Materials and for Koch Materials Company and the 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 managers, maintenance and materials staff, road supervisors, etc.

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