204 - Pavement Design, Pavement Assessment, and Maintenance Planning
Michael Shrake, CEO, Gewalt Hamilton Associates; Thomas Rychlik, Senior Engineer, Gewalt Hamilton Associates; Dave Marquardt, Assistant Director Construction & Survey Division, Gewalt Hamilton Associates
Park district operations are faced with a sizable amount of asphalt surface to keep in working order, spread much further around the town than most municipal districts, second only to the town’s public works department. Forewarned is forearmed. Understanding the nature of asphalt pavement and when to maintain it by which method will grant the park staff a means to efficiently keep the paved surfaces in their district optimal.
- Gain an understanding of asphalt pavement design and construction techniques used in Illinois by engineering and construction crews.
- Gaining an understanding of the remaining life of the pavement and planning for regular maintenance will give operations staff the tools to budget appropriately for the surfaces in their districts.