What is a “chip seal”?
Chip sealing is a cost-effective surface treatment that typically extends the life of the pavement by seven to 12 years. In the process of chip sealing, a thin film of liquid asphalt is sprayed on the road surface and small aggregate chips are spread over the asphalt. The chips are compacted to help them adhere and the excess stone is swept away. To keep out water and to improve rock retention, a final application of liquid asphalt, called a fog seal, is sprayed over surface of the road.

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1. What is a “chip seal”?
2. Why are we chip sealing the roads on Anderson Island?
3. How long will the chip seal work take?
4. Which roads will be chip sealed?
5. When will the project start?
6. How soon will I be able to drive on the new chipseal?