Tar and Chip / Chip Seal
Tar and Chip or Asphalt
Where the concrete meets the chip seal overlay Lincoln City, Oregon
People often ask, will it hold up? The county uses this method for paving every year. Hundreds of miles of tar and chip roads are paved throughout the state.
This is a cost effective way of providing a maintenance free driving surface. Unlike asphalt there is virtually no maintenance. There is no need to seal coat over a chip sealed surface. A fog seal can be applied to give your tar and chip a driveway and asphalt look but is not needed.
Tar and chip in general costs a lot less than asphalt or concrete. The cost of tar and chip is usually about 1/2 the cost of asphalt.
Tar and Chip is ideal for long lanes. If you would like a permanent solution for a dusty road, tar and chip or chip seal is a cost effective way to go.