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El Paso County Chip Sealing, Striping Operations are Underway

Highway Division Asks Motorists to Drive Cautiously in Work Zones

 


With warmer weather upon us, the El Paso County Department of Public Works has begun its chip sealing and road striping operations on pre-determined roadways. The County asks drivers to be aware of some general information and a few dos and don’ts when encountering these work crews:

CHIP SEALING …

Chip sealing is a road preservation process to extend the lifespan of paved roads by sealing the road with emulsion and adding a top layer of small aggregate to prevent moisture infiltration. Chip sealing is a mobile process that progresses systematically through an area. Some key points to...



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