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The City of Evanston will conduct crack sealing of asphalt pavement at locations across the city beginning the week of August 1, 2016. The project is expected to take three to four weeks to complete, weather permitting.

The work is expected to seal 240,000 linear feet of asphalt pavement cracks at 19 locations. View the attached project map to see the locations and schedule. Primary locations will be completed first, followed by secondary locations, as funding allows. Funding for this project is from the City’s General Fund Street Maintenance Account.

This project will grind out cracks that have reflected through to the surface of the pavement. Once the cracks are “routed,” a fluid rubberized sealing material will be injected back into the crack to seal it against water infiltration. This is an important step in preserving pavement infrastructure. After the contractor finishes, each location will be immediately ready for traffic.

Drivers should expect short delays in specific work zones as flaggers route traffic around work crews. “No Parking” restrictions will be short in duration and specific to each work area. The work in each location will take between one and four hours to complete. Street cleaning to collect debris typically occurs the day after crack sealing is completed.

The Contractor for this project is Patriot Pavement Maintenance, 825 Segers Rd., Des Plaines. The contractor is contractually responsible for the means and methods of the work.

City Monitoring
The project is monitored by the City’s Bureau of Infrastructure Maintenance. For questions or concerns, please contact Project Manager Don Cornelius at 847-366-9760. Questions about street maintenance should be directed to Jim Maiworm, Bureau Chief of Infrastructure Maintenance, at 3-1-1.