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Micro surfacing on road surfaces scheduled to start May 25

May 18, 2022

Contractors retained by The County will be undertaking a micro surfacing application on various roads starting Wednesday, May 25 as part of the rural road rehabilitation program.

The following roads will be affected:

  • County Road 8 (from Picton Town Limit to County Road 17)
  • County Road 1 (from Matthie Road to Highway 62)
  • County Road 1 (from County Road 2 to Chase Road)
  • Loyalist Parkway/County Road 33 (from Hillier East to Civic Address 19140)

Micro surfacing is a road rehabilitation technique that extends the life expectancy of the roadway by sealing the road surface to prevent water from infiltrating the road base. The technique also creates a road surface with a coarser texture for enhanced skid resistance and reinstates a safe wearing surface.

A specialized machine mixes material (emulsified asphalt, aggregate, filler, water and additives) that are then spread over the existing road surface. After a short curing period, traffic is provided access to the new surface.

For more information, contact the County of Prince Edward at 613.476.2148 extension 1023, 613.962.9108 extension 1023, or email

Please note: The County of Prince Edward provides this information as a service to the general public. While we do our best to provide accurate information, construction projects and associated service disruptions are subject to change based on weather, road, traffic, and other uncontrollable conditions.

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