Sealed Road Shoulder Maintenance

Sealed road shoulder maintenance is a maintenance activity carried out on the shoulders of sealed roads.

The goal of shoulder maintenance is to restore the road shoulders to a condition where they capable of satisfying their main objectives, namely to;

  1. provide a safe and smooth transition for road users who accidently leave or are forced to leave the sealed pavement area, and
  2. protect the sealed pavement from excess deterioration such as edge breaks.

This maybe achieved by either shoulder grading or shoulder resheeting or shoulder spot filling & grading depending on the amount of gravel available insitu.

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Bundaberg Regional Council Work Instruction WI-7-261
  2. Bundaberg Regional Council Work Instruction WI-7-263
  3. Transport Tasmania Pavement and Shoulder Maintenance
  4. Google Search
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