The following field considerations are a guide to the important aspects of patching or edge repair. These issues should be determined as required before, during, and after construction. The appropriate staff to do this will vary by job type and size. Some topics may need attention from several staff members. The intent is not to form a report but to bring attention to important aspects and components of the 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.