Week 20 Daytona Repave update: Superstretch work complete: Even though paving is complete on the racing surface of Daytona International Speedway's 2.5-mile tri-oval, the paving crew from Lane Construction continues to be busy with work around the "World Center of Racing" during the 20th week of the Daytona Repave project. Work on the Superstretch is finished with the paving of new asphalt now in place on the skid pad, apron and the existing chicane. This week, milling and paving is occurring in the apron in Turns 3 and 4 and paving is moving forward on the pit exit area.
Here are the other highlights from the 20th week of the Daytona Repave:
· The reinstallation of the catch fence in Turns 1 and 2 is ongoing
· Renovations to the Turn 4 tunnel including a new concrete driveway, stem wall and sidewalk are now complete
· Reinstallation of the Musco lights in Turns 3 and 4 near completion
· The underdrain trench and fabric installation is complete all around the track
About the Daytona Repave: Lane Construction, which repaved other ISC race tracks including Talladega Superspeedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Richmond International Raceway and Darlington Raceway, will use an estimated 50,000 tons of asphalt to repave more than 1.4 million square feet of Daytona International Speedway and has a target completion date of Jan. 1, 2011.
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