We maintain roads, traffic signals, drainage, street lighting, paths and bridges. Our works programme tells you where and what we plan to work on.
Carriageway Crack Sealing and Joint Repair
Works programme currently being identified.
Crack Sealing & Joint Repair systems are essential to:
- Reduce water ingress into the pavement surface and sub-surface layers
- Reduce pavement damage by hydraulic pumping and freeze / thaw action
- Reduce erosion by tyre interaction with a damaged surface or open joint
Carriageway Surface Treatments
Microasphalt Works programmed to commence w/c 26th September
Micro asphalt programme 19-20
BCP Micro Asphalt - Residents Letter 2019
Microasphalt - Overview
Microasphalt is a thin surface course using a bitumen emulsion and stone chipping mixture laid on an existing road surface. The material is rolled to help assist with adhesion to the road construction.
Both surface treatments require a sweeper to remove the excess chippings. Loose chippings can still cause problems so there is always a 20mph speed limit for a few days after the road has been treated.
These treatments seal the underlying road construction, making the road waterproof. It reduces the ingress of water into the structure to help protect against frost and water damage. It also improves skidding resistance and prevents potholes making the roads safer.
These treatments are cheaper than expensive reconstruction works so we can make our budget go further.
This treatment needs warm and dry weather so the works normally take place between April and September.
Surface Dressing Programme - September 2019
This year's Surface Dressing programme is now complete.
Surface Dressing - Overview
Surface dressing is a process using a bitumen binder sprayed on to the existing road surface, followed by a layer of stone chippings. The chippings are rolled into the binder and stick to the existing road.
This treatment needs warm and dry weather so the works will normally take place between May and September.
Footway Surface Treatment Programme
Work programmed to commence w/c 29th September
Footway Site list
BCP Footway Microasphalt Residents Letter
JPCS Resident leaflet
Works Programme 2019-22
Find out where and when we'll be working, and the sort of work we'll be doing. There are many types of treatments to improve condition that give value for money, which makes our maintenance funding go further.
HIAM Forward Programme 2019-22
For any enquires about maintenance works or the works programme please contact BBC.HIAM@Bournemouth.gov.uk
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