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Resurfacing Programme Frequently Asked Questions

PRS is used on roads that have severe irregularities and / or structural problems. The technique involves removing some or all of the existing surface and using a machine to lay new hot material on to the carriageway, which is then rolled to compact it and give a smooth running surface. PRS results in improved skid resistance and a smoother ride for road users, and also means the road surface should require less maintenance in the future.

  1. Will I know before resurfacing works commence?
  2. Will my road be closed?
  3. A section of my road has been resurfaced, will the remaining section be done?
  4. If my road will be closed, how do I get in and out of my property?
  5. How do I know where to go if the road is closed?
  6. I have seen work taking place on my road already, but it hasn’t been resurfaced yet, why not?
  7. What if my car is parked in the way of the works?
  8. What is ‘Surface Dressing’ (SD)?
  9. What is PRS – Plane and Resurface?
  10. What is Patching?

Contact Information

By telephone: 01628 683868

By email: projects@rbwm.gov.uk

By post: Highways & Engineering, Community Services, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead SL6 1RF

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Modified: 2008-11-24
Published: Tue, 02 Jun 2015 15:11:50
Author: Allison Helyer
Editor: Allison.Helyer
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