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First coat sealing

Published: | Category: Construction , Chipsealing , Specifications | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

The specification and guidance notes for first coat seals applied upon the finished surface of compacted granular basecourse pavement. The value of adopting the prime and seal technique should not be overlooked, particularly for low traffic density roads or where there is a high proportion of clay type fines in the surface layer.

Publication details

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  • Published: 1995
  • Reference: TNZ P/03
  • Conditions: Use is mandatory on state highways and recommended on other road controlling authority roads.
  • Also known as: P/3; P3