Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Why is this work necessary?
A:  The surface treatment is needed to protect pavements from the damaging effects of water and natural weathering.

Q:  Will I still have access to my driveway during construction?
A:  Yes, driveway access will be maintained throughout construction, but may be subject to some delays.

Q:  When will this project be finished?
A:  All roadwork is expected to be completed by the end of October.  Though the schedule could be delayed depending on weather conditions or equipment breakdown.

Q:  Will traffic be severely disrupted?
A:  Perhaps.  Provisions have been made to ensure the flow of traffic in each direction for the duration of the project to minimize disruptions, but delays can happen.

Q:  Why don't I see construction activity when I drive by?
A:  The normal construction day is between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm.  Workers may be out earlier or later depending on what portion of the project they are working on.

Q:  Who can I call with questions I have about this job?
A:  Click here for information regarding the work being done and who you should contact with any questions.

Q:  What can I do to help make the project successful?
A:  Watch out for workers and flaggers.  Be patient and considerate of other motorists.  Please drive slowly in the work zones and do not drive distracted.  On the day of the posted work, please turn off your irrigation system if water runs off your property and onto the street.

Q:  Why do they spray oil on the road before they place the asphalt?
A:  The oil helps the new asphalt layer bond to the existing pavement below it.