On Tuesday through Thursday, August 29th through September 1st,
APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Division of Emporia, Kansas will perform the
City of Salina’s annual chip seal project. The schedule is as follows,
Chip sealing is a method of pavement surface treatment which prolongs
the serviceability of streets by sealing the surface. Combined with joint
and crack sealing, this surface treatment program extends the service
life of pavement.
Owners and occupants along residential streets will be notified ahead of
time that their streets will be closed to traffic while the work is being
completed. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the construction
altogether and find alternate routes to their destinations while the work is
The $280,000 project is a major component of the City of Salina's 2023
$4.7 million maintenance capital improvement program.