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Slurry Seal and Cape Seal 2013

Pavement improvements on select streets in the Original Daly City and Civic Center neighborhoods and on Hillside Boulevard will be completed as part of Daly City's annual Street Slurry and Cape Seal program. The type of treatment streets will receive is shown on the Project Street Areas Map. This work is scheduled to occur between July and September 2013. Please check this webpage regularly for updates.

Preparatory Work

Crack sealing and pavement marking removal will occur prior to slurry/cape sealing work and will not affect the drivability of streets or the general ability to park. Limited parking restrictions may be enforced due to pothole repair work in advance of slurry and cape sealing. Preparatory work is tentatively scheduled for the week of July 11, 2013 through July 26, 2013.

Cape Seal

The Cape Seal process includes two steps. First, an oil mixture and small gravel chips are applied (a chip seal) to the existing pavement. Residents are prohibited from parking on the street on the day of the application of the chip seal until the contractor removes the barricades with “No Parking” signs. After the contractor completes work on the chip seal and removes the barricades, residents will be permitted to drive and park on the street. For about one week, the chip seal will be exposed to allow setting or curing time. Please drive slowly over the chip seal as it is natural for some of the gravel chips to come loose. About one week after the chip seal has been placed, a slurry seal will be applied on top of the chip seal (the second step). The same parking, driving and walking restrictions for the chip seal apply on a street being slurry sealed. Cape Seal work is tentatively scheduled for August 1, 2013.

Slurry Seal

The Slurry Seal process spreads a thin layer of an asphalt and aggregate mixture on the street. A slurry seal typically dries within a few hours after it is applied. The application of a slurry seal will require single lane or complete street closures between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. On the day of slurry seal work, please do not park your vehicle on the posted streets or it will be towed at the owner’s expense in order for the contractor to perform his work. Please do not drive on, into or from closed lanes or on a street with the street closure barricades in place. Barricades are an indication that the slurry seal is wet. Driving or walking on the wet slurry can result in significant damages to the street surface and cause the black tar-like substance to adhere to your car tires or shoes and track on driveways and sidewalks. Moreover, driving on a closed lane or street is a violation of the City’s Municipal Code Sections 10.44.030 and 10.44.070, as is driving around barricades or moving barricades to gain access into or out a closed lane or street. Residents found to be in violation of the City’s Municipal Codes may be cited and found responsible for the cost to repair the damages resulting from the violation. Please relocate your vehicle(s) outside the work area in advance if you wish to have access to your vehicle(s) on the day of the street closure. The City will suspend street sweeping parking restrictions on streets adjacent to those being closed for work. The contractor will place barricades with “No Parking” signs on streets and provide you with notification on your front door 48 to 72 hours prior to the street work. Please note work on your street may occur anywhere between 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Most closed streets will not be reopened until 5:00 p.m. to allow for slurry seals to dry. Some streets may be opened earlier depending on the work schedule and weather conditions. Inclement weather or equipment failure may cause work on your street to be postponed. If you no longer see barricades on your street with “No Parking” signage, you may park and drive on your street as usual. You will receive notification 48 to 72 hours prior to the new date of the street work. Slurry Seal work is tentatively scheduled to begin August 5 and completed by August 16, 2013.

If you have any questions or require any special attention, please call Shirley Chan, Traffic Engineer, at (650) 991-8064.



Notice Sent to Affected Residents (June 2013)

AVISO - Proyecto de Pavimentación con Revestimiento de “Slurry Seal” y “Cape Seal” 2013

ABISO - Ng Pagpapatibay Ng Karsada