Asphalt Chip Sealing, Montana: Lincoln Road West Chip Seal
September 18, 2012
Owner: Montana Department of Transportation
General Contractor: Helena Sand & Gravel
Completion Date: June 2012
Location: Helena, Montana
Helena Sand & Gravel completed chip sealing on Lincoln Road West. First, a coat of oil is applied to the existing asphalt, then a layer of gravel, or “chips,” is placed on top of the oil. The oil helps the chips adhere and forms another coating to protect the asphalt pavement.
- 4,300 tons 3/8″ screened chips