409 Sawing and Sealing Apshalt Concrete Pavement Joints

1. Specification:

Item 409.02 C&MS

Item 705.04 C & MS

2. Sampling and/or Inspection Requirements:

Do not allow traffic to knead together or damage the sawed joints before sealing.

Heat material according to the manufacture's recommendation. Consider the first gallon of material that flows out of the applicator wand at the start of the day as spoil, and discard it into a container so designated.

See 705.04 for materials requirements.  No sample is required.  Inspect the items for defect or damage prior to inclusion into the project. Guardrail items from a certified source are shipped on TE-24.

Do not accept un-documented items. Notify the District Engineer of Tests or OMM Asphalt materials

Use foam backer rod material that is on the OMM qualified product list.

Qualified Product List (QPL)

Only material that is approved as a Qualified Product may be used. To verify, refer to the Qualified Product List (QPL) on the OMM website


. Suppliers who are interested in approval of their products should follow the requirements defined for this product on the list website.

No sample is required.

3. Method of Tests:

AASHTO D6690, Type II