TRB Webinar: Building Better Micro Surfacing and Slurry Seals

April 24, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET to describe micro surfacing and slurry seals and discuss their use and construction. These pavement preservation techniques are widely used and suitable for higher trafficked roadways, but practitioners have encounters some problems. Presenters will examine these problems and identify possible improvements, including those that relate to specifications, training, and processes. They will also discuss utilizing current industry practices to ensure positive outcomes and performance. Presenters will include key points for inspectors to look for when using micro surfacing and slurry seal techniques.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Pavement Preservation.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar.  Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Andrew Braham, University of Arkansas
  • Greg Garner, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
  • Tim Harrawood, Vance Brothers, Inc.

Moderated by: Judith Corley-Lay, National Center for Pavement Preservation

Webinar Outline

  1. Introduction to micro surfacing and slurry seals
  2. Kentucky’s experience and lessons learned
  3. How to build better micro surfacing in the construction process
  4. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define micro surfacing and slurry seals
  • Identify causes of early failure of these treatments and identify methods to avoid them
  • Describe what is required in construction process to meet goals

Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual For approved webinars, TRB’s webinar program awards Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits associated with participation only to the registered individual and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To receive PDH credits, please register as an individual and sign into the webinar from your personal computer. After doing this, you may join your group in a meeting room.  To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

In addition, advance registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk ( for assistance in signing in.

Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in October 2018. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website:

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