Constructing Thin Surface Treatments for Asphalt Pavements

This course is currently scheduled for March 19, 2024 (1:30–3:30 am PT).

Choosing the proper surface treatment can add life to your pavements and make the best use of your agency’s pavement preservation budget. This 2-hour virtual training introduces thin surface treatments, including slurry seals, microsurfacing, and chip seals.

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the types of distresses best addressed by each treatment.
  • Describe recommended materials and mixtures for each treatment.
  • Describe recommended construction procedures for each treatment.
  • State typical performance concerns for each treatment.

Who Should Attend

This training is intended for:

  • Personnel who select pavement preservation treatment strategies to be used on road networks.
  • Personnel who may specify or inspect the work.
  • Managers who justify the use of treatments to stakeholders.


Greg Duncan is a Senior Engineer at Applied Pavement Technology, Inc., with more than 30 years of pavement materials, construction, and roadway maintenance engineering experience. He is a certified National Highway Institute (NHI) instructor and regularly teaches NHI’s “Maintenance Leadership Academy” and “Constructing and Inspecting Asphalt Paving Projects” courses. Greg regularly works on national and state projects dealing with preventive maintenance treatments.


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The non-refundable registration fee is $20 and is payable by check or credit card. Payment must be received prior to the first day of class.

If paying by credit card, please visit Pay Trace. All major credit cards are accepted. In the field labeled “Invoice #”, please type the course name, date, and location to help with processing.

If paying by check, forward your enrollment email to whomever completes training purchases.  Checks should be sent with a copy of your registration reservation email to Applied Pavement Technology, Inc., Airport Plaza Office Building, 1755 E. Plumb Lane, Suite 264, Reno, Nevada 89502, Attn: Tracey Smith.

For questions, please call 217-693-3290 or email April Marshall.

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