Chip Sealing begins on area streets


Weather permitting, the City of Sidney Street Department will be conducting a chip sealing project from through July 13.

According to the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) website, chip seal a thin layer of crushed aggregate applied after the roadway has been sprayed with asphalt.

Sidney Street Superintendent Hank Radtke said the city has been patching and removing weeds from designated roads in preparation for the project.

Chip sealing, said Radtke, begins with a covering of oil applied to the street, the rock is then applied and rolled over to be set.

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