2021 Chip Sealing

Starting Monday, May 24th, 2021 (weather permitting), the following roads will be chip sealed by All States Materials Group:

Gibson Ave, Tucker Ave, Westmoreland St (off Gibson Ave), Woodward Ave, Earles Ct, Nobel St, Arciero Ct, Knight St, Chestnut St, Westmoreland St (off Ocean Rd), Continental St, Rose Ct, Narragansett Ct, Continental Rd, Newton Ave, Anna Olivo Ct, Baltimore Ave, Rhode Island Ave, Newport Row, Ninigrit Rd, Sebago Trl, Aroostock Trl, Penobscot Trl, Pennsylvania Ave, Oswego Trl, Allagash Trl.

Gravel sections of the following roads will also receive chip sealing: 

  • Pennsylvania Ave
  • Penobscot Trail
  • Allagash Trail
  • Old Town Trail
  • Mohowak Trail
  • Algonquin Trail
  • Cross Road

 Chip Seal Benefits:

  • Waterproofs and seals small cracks and imperfections, preserving structural integrity
  • Enriches aged and oxidized asphalt pavements
  • Improves skid resistance and provides durable friction
  • Protects underlying pavement from traffic wear
  • Stretches maintenance dollars as one of the lowest cost treatments available
  • Effective preventive maintenance preserves the value of your pavements

Chip seals are a highly cost-effective pavement preservation treatment that protects aging pavement surfaces, seals and waterproofs the existing pavement, and provides a new wearing surface.

Chip seals combine an asphalt layer and cover aggregate to provide a skid resistant wearing surface. The treatment preserves and protects the aging surface, fills minor cracks, and seals and waterproofs the existing pavement.

Chip seals provide increased durability and are typically applied to roads with traffic volumes up to 2,500 AADT (Annual Average Daily Traffic). Multi-layered chip seals may also be used to greatly improve resistance to reflective cracking on existing roads, or as a first asphalted surface on low-traffic, well-graded gravel roads. Worldwide, chip seals are the most widely used pavement preservation treatments.

Please make appropriate arrangements for your vehicles to be off the road by 7am, when they are in the area.  We ask that you please park on side streets if you need to go out during the day. Please be patient with the contractor, this is only a temporary condition, the more freedom that they have to perform their work, the faster they will move on the next street.  You will not be allowed to drive over the new surface until for at least one hour after the treatment has been applied.  DPW sweepers will come along in the following days to sweep up residual loose material.

Please be aware of your pets paws during this time.  Allow the road treatment to settle before allowing your pets to travel on the road surface to prevent loose stone being caught in the pads of their paws!

Also, shoes should be left outside until the road treatment has settled to prevent loose stone & oil from being tracked into your house.

Any questions can be directed to Erin Haggarty, DPW Clerk at ehaggarty@narragansettri.gov