How late into the Fall can I do paving, and how early can I start in the Spring?

The time to cease certain operations varies with the material being used. The following guidelines are recommended as a simple rule of thumb for New York State. Locations Downstate and in the North Country may have slightly different dates.

The following weather conditions are preferred for the placement of thin wearing courses:

Resources

Cover of the Asphalt Paving Principles workbook

Asphalt Paving Principles (pdf)
CLRP workshop manual

 

 

 

 

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Basics of a Good Road (pdf)
CLRP workshop manual

 

 

 

 

Cover of the Pavement Maintenance workbook

Pavement Maintenance (pdf)
CLRP workshop manual

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