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Microsurfacing work on various City Streets

July 11, 2014

MONCTON – The City of Moncton wishes to advise the motoring public that microsurfacing* work will be performed on the following streets beginning on Monday, July 14, 2014:

• Mapleton Road, between Hopper Street and the Trans-Canada Highway ramp
• Horsman Road, between Berry Mills Road and Ryan Street
• Killam Drive, between Mountain Road and Atkinson Avenue
• Mountain Road, between Plaza Boulevard and Evergreen Drive
• Mountain Road, between Bonaccord Street and North Street
• Ryan Street, between Hildegard Drive and Whisperwood Drive
• St-George Boulevard, between Edinburgh Drive and Bessborough Avenue

Updates will be posted on the City’s Facebook (facebook.com/cityofmoncton.villedemoncton) and Twitter (twitter.com/CityofMoncton)

The City apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates the patience and cooperation of residents and the motoring public.


Media Contact:

Mélanie Cécyre
Corporate Communications

Microsurfacing is a pavement preservation technique which consists of applying a thin layer of asphalt on top of the existing asphalt. It is a cost effective way to extend the life of an existing road. Microsurfacing is most effective on a street that is showing its first signs of deterioration such as when the asphalt surface as begun to wear off, a process that is commonly referred to as raveling. Microsurfacing is not intended for streets that have too many surface defects but rather to preserve a street that is still in fair to good condition.