Pavement Maintenance – Reclamite Application (Friday, July 5 & Saturday, July 6)
On Friday, July 5 & Saturday, July 6, Corrective Asphalt Materials, LLC is scheduled to apply a preservative sealant to village streets. The preservative sealant helps to reduce pavement deterioration.
Residential Streets Application – Friday, July 5: Elk Grove Boulevard, John F. Kennedy Boulevard & Reverend Morrison Boulevard.
Business Park Streets Application – Saturday, July 6: See Map Below.
Pavement deterioration usually begins due to a combination of traffic loads and the effects of moisture penetrating the pavement. As a pavement ages and additional cracking develops, more moisture can enter the pavement and accelerate the rate of deterioration. Preventative maintenance treatments can extend the life of a pavement when applied to it in good condition. In the effort to be proactive and extend the Village’s investment into our roadway infrastructure, the Village will be applying a preservative seal (Reclamite) to various streets within the Business Park.
Reclamite is an emulsion of specific petroleum oils and resins designed to restore the asphalt’s original flexibility properties. It helps to seal out moisture from penetrating the pavement. It is recommended to apply the treatment at least one year after the roadway has been resurfaced. This treatment has been used successfully by surrounding communities to extend pavement life. This streets on this year’s program were resurfaced last summer and are an ideal candidate to receive Reclamite treatment. The process of Reclamite is part of the Village’s annual street maintenance program. Travelers may notice the road appear pink immediately after the Reclamite is applied. The application dries clear, typically taking between 30-40 minute
How long does the process take?
Once the contractor begins on your street, the process will only take a few hours. Once the road has been sanded the road will be fully opened to traffic.
When can I drive on the road?
You can exit your driveway and drive through the work area at any time, but please go slow and stay on the sanded area. Be advised that driving onto a driveway before the contractor is finished sanding may cause the driveway and sidewalk to become temporarily stained.
When will the road be cleaned up?
After the product is applied, an application of limestone screenings/sand will be applied to the road. This is not permanent. The screenings/sand will be swept up a day or two after the product is applied.