Suggested Field Considerations for Chip Seal Projects

The following field considerations are a guide to the important aspects of performing a chip seal project. There are various items that should be considered in order to promote a successful job outcome. The answers to these questions should be carefully evaluated before, during, and after construction. The appropriate staff to do this will vary by job type and size, and some topics may need attention from several staff. These items are not meant to form a report but rather to call attention to important aspects and components of the chip seal project process. Note that some specifications described in the following content may not be the same as the specifications followed by your agency. Always check with your state agency’s standards and specifications when using these guidelines.

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