Downtown slurry seal project started
Last updated 9/15/2022 at 8:30am
RITZVILLE – On September 8, Blackline, Inc., a contractor based in Vancouver, Wash., began a "slurry seal" project along Ritzville's downtown thoroughfare. Aggregate (small crushed rock) was spread from Palouse to Jackson Streets.
The contract award of $77,060 was approved at the city's September 6 council meeting. It required the contractor to "do all the work and furnish all tools, materials and equipment" for completing a "Type 2 (II) emulsified asphalt slurry" project.
According to the firm's website, slurry seal "is a preventative pavement maintenance treatment...made up of asphal...