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Asphalt Road and Street Maintenance

Course Description:

This course brings Kansas road and street crews information on maintaining Kansas low-volume paved roads and asphalt-treated wearing surfaces.

Two road and street maintenance classes are required for Roads Scholar Level I, this class satisfies one of the required courses.

Course Objectives:

  • List the 10 commandments for good roads
  • Utilize basic pavement evaluation system
  • Select appropriate asphalt binder for application
  • Recall different soil stabilization techniques
  • Choose proper asphalt patching and repairs techniques
  • Utilize proper crack sealing techniques
  • Identify asphalt defects and preservation treatments
  • Carry out proper chip sealing techniques
  • Compare ARRA recycling methods
  • Apply 3R’s (Right treatment, Right road, Right time)

Instructor: Rick Kreider

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Cancelation Policy:

 We request that you cancel at least a week before a scheduled class. If someone from your agency can not attend a scheduled class, a replacement from your agency may attend in their place, as long as is notified of the change. 

If you have to cancel enrollment in a class, we offer a refund to your account depending on the cancellation date. Please see below for more details.

100% refund if you cancel 7 or more days before a class

50% refund if you cancel 3-6 days before a class

No refund if you cancel 0-2 days before a class

Absences due to extenuating circumstances will be handled on a case by case basis. Please email with questions.

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