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City's Reclamite road project begins July 12 in Industrial Park area

The anticipated completion date for this portion of the Reclamite Seal Project is July 27. The project manager is Norm Goldstrom with the City of Visalia. 

Reclamite seal consists of an application of an asphalt rejuvenating agent, made up of petroleum oils and sand, which provides a simple, one-step method for restoring and preserving durability in asphalt, extending the life of newly constructed pavement, and for corrective maintenance on deteriorated pavements. Once the rejuvenating emulsion has penetrated the existing pavement surface, a coating of dry sand is applied to the surface to decrease tracking of the oils and provide additional skid resistance. The remaining oiled sand not absorbed into the existing pavement is then swept by a street sweeper. 

All vehicles, traffic and parked cars must be off the streets that will be reclamited by 7 am. The contractor will close the street and apply the rejuvenator with oil. About 2 hours after it is applied, a sand blotter will be applied to reduce tracking. Traffic or parked cars will not be allowed on the streets until after the sand has been applied. Speed must be held to a minimum for several days to reduce the chance of picking-up rejuvenator and sand on your vehicles.

For more information on Reclamite, go to: http://www.ci.visalia.ca.us/depts/public_works/streets or www.reclamite.com.  

 

Contact Information:

For more information concerning this project, please contact:

  • Contractor: Graham Contractors Inc., Fernando Sepulveda 408-210-4056 or        Don Milner 408-218-0669.
  • City of Visalia Project Manager: Norm Goldstrom, Public Works Manager, (559) 713-4186, ngoldstrom@ci.visalia.ca.us.
  • City of Visalia Public Works Director Adam Ennis (559) 713-4340, aennis@ci.visalia.ca.us.

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