Crack Sealing, Filling, and Mastic Crack Repairs

Tuesday, February 20, 2024, 7:30–9:30 am
An asphalt road has several patched cracks on its surface.

About the Event

This crack sealing and filling workshop will cover the following topics:  why to seal cracks, types of cracks, how to limit the number of cracks in your pavement, methods, material selection, best practices, and dealing with large cracks and cupped cracks. 


Who Should Attend

County or city engineers or their technical staff who have responsibility for designing and/or managing crack sealing, filling, and mastic crack repairs.

Course Instructor

Thomas Wood has been in the pavement field for more than 40 years. He has worked for MnDOT both in maintenance and asphalt research. He also worked for an asphalt supplier (Koch Materials Company) and consulting engineering firm (WSB). Tom is currently employed by ASTECH Corp. as a pavement specialist helping customers with any pavement issues. He has a strong passion for keeping good roads good longer.  

Accessing the Workshop

The software we will use for this event is Zoom. We recommend that all registrants test their connection prior to the workshop using Zoom’s test meeting. Additionally, if you are new to Zoom, we recommend viewing this Zoom for Students tutorial.   



This workshop is presented by Minnesota LTAP at the Center for Transportation StudiesUniversity of Minnesota. Minnesota LTAP is sponsored by the Minnesota Local Road Research Board (LRRB) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This course is subsidized through funding from LRRB and FHWA.