Preventative Maintenance and Rehabilitation
The overall purpose of this class is to provide a tool to assist pavement engineers and technicians in developing the most cost-effective and reliable preservation and rehabilitation alternatives for their pavements. Topics include hot mix asphalt pavement behavior and performance, identification and maintenance for common hot mix pavement distresses, pavement preservation and maintenance methods, and selecting the preferred rehabilitation or preservation option.
Upon completion of this class, attendees should be able to:
Understand the types of hot mix pavements
Understand evaluation of pavements
Identify maintenance/rehabilitation treatments
Describe preventative maintenance and its principles
Understand the application of various surface treatments
Understand best conditions for each treatments
Understand the importance of developing alternative rehabilitation designs
Understand developments of rehabilitation alternatives
Know techniques to develop cost-effective alternative designs
This class should be of interest to pavement engineers, technicians, and others who are responsible for selecting pavement treatments.