What is a curb? What is it used for?

Concrete curbs or combined curbs and gutters serve several important functions. Curbs collect water from crowned pavements and convey it to points of collection, thus reducing the amount of water that gets under the pavement. Curbs outline the edges of pavements and provide easily definable borders between traveled and untraveled surfaces. Curbs also confine pavement structures, especially if the pavements are composed of layers of materials that must be compacted in-place. In addition, curbs help contain low speed traffic within the edges of pavements.

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1. What work will be done?
2. What is a curb? What is it used for?
3. Will I have access to my driveway?
4. Why isn't my curb being replaced?
5. Why isn't my entire apron being replaced?
6. Why was the sidewalk on the corner removed?
7. They worked on my curb, and now the curb and driveway aren't the same height. Why is this?
8. Why didn't they fix a larger section of my curb?
9. The grass was not restored. Will this ever get done?
10. Why was my street selected to be resurfaced?
11. Will school buses and garbage trucks be able to use the road?
12. What happens if the contractor damages my mailbox or sprinkler system?
13. Will the road be closed?
14. Why does it take so long to complete the project? Why isn't the contractor working today?
15. Can I drive on tack oil?
16. What if I have special needs?
17. What are some tips to ensure proper grass restoration when construction is completed?