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Course details

Covers the topics of pavement failures and pavement repair techniques, asphalt mixes, crack sealing and the types of equipment used, street lighting systems, pavement marking and street signs, vegetation control, sweeping and shoulder maintenance, maintenance management and pavement management systems, and their integration with job costing are reviewed.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of PUBW 1121 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 45107


Tue Sep 12 - Tue Nov 14 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 45107
  • $597.17
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 14 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe asphalt mix technology and the make-up of a road structure.
  • Identify pavement failures and determine what corrective action is required.
  • Describe the purpose and methods of various repair techniques.
  • Describe techniques for placing, finishing and repairing concrete.
  • Describe methods to maintain loose top roads.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2009

Related Programs

Roadworks Maintenance 1 (PUBW 1121) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Public Works Supervision
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Roadworks Maintenance
    Statement of Completion Part-time


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