Study of Sealing Practices for Rigid Pavement Joints

Report No: 70-R531

Published in 1971

About the report:

The joint sealing materials and the rigid pavement joint sealing practices employed by Virginia and other highway agencies were studied. The studies showed that Virginia's sealant and joint designs were in need of updating and that higher quality poured sealants as well as preformed sealants could be used to advantage.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


  • Kenneth H. McGhee, B. R. McElroy

Last updated: February 12, 2024

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