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Crack Sealing

Sealing and filling asphalt concrete pavement cracks is a common road maintenance activity. Specialized materials are placed into or above cracks to prevent the intrusion of water and incompressible material into the cracks and to reinforce the adjacent pavement. This work is performed annually and is scheduled according to most resent repaired roads first.

Lindenhurst is part of the Northern climate and experiences freeze thaw cycles. When water droplets enter a crack along an asphalt concrete pavement, these droplets will freeze and expand. This expansion will lift sections of the asphalt concrete pavement causing fissures thus allowing for the introduction of more water. This repeated cycle is the cause of potholes in the roadway.

With continuous inspections and proper maintenance, we may extend the life of an asphalt concrete pavement by performing crack sealing and reduce potential potholes.

News

  • Millburn By-Pass Construction Update - 8-8-19 (pdf)
    Berger Construction has placed final concrete pavement along north half of Haven Lane. They are also preparing the base for U.S. 45 at the southern limit of the project near the intersection of U.S. 45 and Country Pl. The new Traffic Signal has been...
  • Grand Avenue Construction Update 8/8/19 (pdf)
    Berger Construction continues with the installation of Curb & Gutter and the preparation the road base along the south side of Grand Ave. Within the next few weeks the contractor will install sidewalk and pavement. Representatives from the Berger Co...
  • 2018 ROAD RESURFACING PROJECT
    Work has officially started today on the 2018 Road Resurfacing Project. This year’s work will be performed on the streets listed below. The Village awarded this work to Payne and Dolan Inc. of Waukesha, WI.  Payne and Dolan Inc. has inform...
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