Pothole repair season begins for northern half of U.S.
Image From ..state.nj.usLike many states across the U.S. from Oregon to Maine, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has begun a statewide campaign to repair potholes.
To deal with potholes in the most aggressive and efficient manner, the Department will be allowing crews through the state to close travel lanes where necessary during daytime hours, including during peak travel times for priority repairs.
In addition to the Department’s usual winter pothole repair method of
using cold patch material, NJDOT is using 13 state-of-the-art
pothole-filling machines, which make a more durable repair than
cold-patch. The pothole-filling machine, which was demonstrated today,
is a truck that can heat a mix of asphalt and gravel before injecting
the mixture into the pothole. These machines require just one person to
operate, with another worker operating a safety truck. ...
Mar 27, 2015