Sunday 20 June 2021

New Paving Technology Being Tested On San José Roads

Calle 24 in San José is the test for Whitetopping
Calle 24 in San José is the test for Whitetopping

The Municipalidad de San José is offering up a solution to poor road conditions in the country, testing a new technology on the side road of the Torre Mercedes, Calle 24, on Paseo Colón.

The process is called “whitetopping”, the covering of an existing asphalt pavement with a layer of Portland cement concrete.

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Whitetopping is divided into types depending on the thickness of the concrete layer and whether the layer is bonded to the asphalt substrate.

According to a search on the web, the process of Whitetopping is beneficial when fast placement is critical, use to replace damage or worn-out asphalt in low-speed urban road ways and residential roads. The curing time is less than 24 hours, and many ultra-thin whitetopping projects can reopen traffic within 1-2 days.

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