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El Paso County Chip Sealing, Striping Operations are Underway

Highway Division Asks Motorists to Drive Cautiously in Work Zones


Last updated 6/19/2019 at 12:30pm

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 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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