The prepared pavement shall be swept to remove all loose metal before the application of a tack coat. The tack coat shall be applied to all surfaces against which the asphalt material will be placed generally at an application rate of 0.25 L/m².
NZTA Specification P/9 Construction of Asphaltic Concrete Paving shall apply.
The plant used for application shall be appropriate to the size of the area being surfaced.
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