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Pavement Preservation Series Methods of Preservation - Part 3

  • Jun 18, 2020 (9:00 - 3:00 pm CT; 8:00 - 2:00 pm MT)
    City of Mandan Public Works Building, 411 6th Ave SW, Mandan ND


There is a $25.00 registration fee (includes workshop supplies and instructor fees).
Lunch provided by Swanston Equipment. Refreshment breaks provided by Brock White.
NDLTAP will invoice post event.

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).


We are tentatively planning to hold this event in an in-person format. If it is determined that we cannot do so safely in compliance with state and local guidelines, by limiting the number of participants, and by following social distancing guidelines, we will notify registrants of a cancellation or plans to offer in alternative format by no later than one week before the event.

Field training/hands-on street repairs by all participants (9 am – 3 pm)
This work will be on a street section. As a participant you are required to bring high visibility vests, safety glasses, gloves and clothes that can get oil stained.

The class participants will be divided into 6 learning groups:

  • Mill and hot mix patch
  • Joint seal/rubber
  • Spray patching
  • Crack seal
  • Mastic depressed joint repair
  • American Road Patch


Rodney Ness Swanston Equipment, ND Representative. Prior to joining the Swanston team in 2013, Rodney had 31 years with Burleigh County. He built upon his operator skills to take on the position of road superintendent. His commitment to fellow employees, the public, safety and quality set the stage for a top-notch road network.

Gerard Feist NDLTAP Asphalt Consultant, prior to joining NDLTAP in 2018, Gerard led wide array of asphalt roadway repair and preventive maintenance efforts with Burleigh County. He has extensive knowledge in the areas of crack sealing, routing cracks, rubberizing cracks, cold mix patching, spray patching, complete overlays, new paving, and pothole repair. Gerard has worked on rural roads, streets, and parking lots and is well versed in equipment maintenance.

Chris Stebbing Upper Midwest Territory Manager for Crafco, covering MN, IA, NE, ND, SD and MT. He’s been with Crafco 8 years. His past work history includes 10 years as a territory manager for Unique Paving Materials selling High-Performance Patching Material, and 12 years in Public Works in both city and county governments as laborer, mechanic, equipment operator, and Supervisor. Chris is native to northern Minnesota.

Target Audience

City and County personnel that perform pavement reviews and/or make pavement repairs. The training focus will be on street patching and crack sealing.

515 ½ E BroadwaySuite 101Bismarck, ND 58501