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ACHD continues their annual summer chipsealing on Idaho roads

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ACHD continues their annual summer chipsealing on Idaho roads

By Lauren Johnson. CREATED Jul 15, 2014

Every summer ACHD paves the way. Tim Morgan, ACHD Maintenance Superintendant, says that chipseal pavement maintenance extends the life of the roads, saves thousands of dollars, and is the reason Idaho roads have a high pavement condition index.

Chipseal uses the same ingredients as asphalt concrete paving, but the method is very different. With chipseal, only a thin film of heated asphalt liquid is sprayed on the road surface followed by the “chips”.