2020 Seal Coat and Fog Seal

The City Council awarded the 2020 Crack Fill, Seal Coat and Fog Seal project to the low bidder Allied Blacktop at the July 27th Council Meeting.

The project area map can be seen below. Streets in BLUE will be crack filled, streets in GREEN will be seal coated and fog sealed, and streets in YELLOW will be crack sealed, seal coated, and fog sealed. This process first involves the sawing and filling of any cracks in the road. Then, after a few weeks, the contractor will return and spray a tack coat onto the roadway and cover it with a chip rock product. This product must sit for at least 10 days, and then the contractor will return to install the fog seal product, which seals ups the roadway and provides a hard, asphalt surface. An example of the finished product can be seen in the image below.

Crack filling will begin on August 10th, with seal coat and fog seal work to follow.

Seal Coat work is currently scheduled to begin on Tuesday, August 18. No Parking signs will be installed on project streets the night before as an indicator that seal coat work will begin the next day. Cars that are still parked on the street when seal coat operations begin will be towed at the owner's expense. In general, roads will remain open for traffic and for residents to access driveways during the seal coat process.

Information regarding the fog seal can be found on the Fog Seal project page. Fog Sealing will occur on Tuesday, 9/1, weather depending. The only impacts to residents and property will be partial road closures during the seal coating and fog sealing process.

Any questions can be addressed to the city's project coordinator, Megan Hedstrom, at mhedstrom@newhopemn.gov or at 763.592.6765
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