Pothole Patching

Pothole patching (also Road Patching) is a maintenance activity designed to restore the surface of a sealed road, by filling a pothole with premix.


Legislative Context

Division 3, Section 40 of the Victorian Road Management Act 2004 specifies that Councils have a statutory duty to inspect, maintain and repair public roads for which they are the responsible Road Authority, to the standard specified in their Road Management Plan.

Plant & Equipment Required to Perform the Activity

  • Patching Truck
  • Signage
  • Blower
  • Broom
  • Emulsion Sprayer
  • Vibrating Compactor
  • Hand Tamper

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Bundaberg Regional Council Work Instruction WI-7-250
  2. Python 5000 (Pothole Patching Machine)
  3. US Federal Highways Pothole Repair Research
  4. Google Search
  5. IPWEA Pothole Patching Thread
  6. QPR Bagged Asphalt (Earthco Projects)
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