Course Description:

This course provides relevant information to individuals who must maintain asphalt pavements. The course material reviews the importance of preventive maintenance to the life of an asphalt pavement. The material will help the student identify common asphalt distress, the cause of the distress, and the appropriate treatments. The latest techniques, materials, and equipment will be reviewed with an emphasis on repairing the asphalt distress properly the first time. Current industry standards to properly repair problems such as cracking and potholes will be presented in detail. The basics of treatments such as seal coats, micro surfacing, and overlays will be presented.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common asphalt distress and their causes
  • Identify the appropriate treatment to treat different pavement distress
  • Know various techniques to properly repair pavement distress

Intended Audience:

Individuals who are involved in the planning and execution of maintenance work on asphalt pavements, including: street superintendents, public works directors, foreman, and select crew members at the Municipal, County, State Level and Consultants.

Pre-Requisites:

None

Credits:

4 PDH; CPWM 4 Technical Contact Hours

Instructor:

Nick Vitillo, PhD

Sponsor:

This workshop is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and New Jersey Department of Transportation through the New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program.

University Smoking Policy:

Rutgers University is dedicated to ensuring a safe and healthy environment for students, staff, visitors, and guests. The use of any tobacco or tobacco-related products, including E-cigarettes, is not allowed on any University-owned, operated, leased, occupied, or controlled property. Consequently, smoking is not allowed outside the CAIT building. Individuals who breach this updated policy will be requested to vacate the premises.