What is preventive maintenance?
Preventive maintenance is the planned treatment of existing highways and roads that protects the pavement, decreases the rate of deterioration and adds five to 10 years to the service life of the pavement.
What is Pavement Preservation and Why is it Important?
Pavement preservation –the strategic use of preventive maintenance techniques to extend the life of pavements – saves taxpayer dollars by extending the life of current pavements and delaying very costly reconstruction of the road. This simple chart below shows the benefit of preventive maintenance.