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Tar and Chip Driveway Literature Sources

There are two national organizations that deal with asphalt information and technology. Both have excellent web sites, although much of the material is somewhat technical. The two organizations are:

The Asphalt Institute has a publication in particular that deal with tar and chip surfaces. Although it is technical in nature, it provides you with a good background of what the surface is, how it is made, the equipment used to install, etc. In other words, if you want to make sure your tar and chip driveway is going to be installed correctly, it may be worthwhile reading!

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The best publication is ES-12 Asphalt Surface Treatments - Construction Techniques. This one has it all. It is a must read. It costs $15.00.


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