5837-4 - Cracking of Asphalt Pavements Pavement Distresses...

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Pavement Distresses Cracking of Asphalt Pavements Alligator (Fatigue) Cracking - Series of interconnected cracks. - Chicken wire/alligator pattern. - Occurs only in areas subjected to repeated traffic loadings (usually in wheelpaths). - Initially appears as longitudinal cracks. Low Severity Alligator Cracking Moderate Alligator Cracking Severe Alligator Cracking
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Block Cracking Rectangular pieces of asphalt surface ranging in size from approximately 1 sq. ft. to 100 sq. ft. Longitudinal Cracking Cracks relatively parallel to pavement centerline. Reflection Cracking at Joints Cracks in asphalt concrete (AC) overlay surfaces over jointed concrete pavements at original joints. Transverse Cracking Cracks relatively perpendicular to pavement centerline. Patching and Potholes of Asphalt Pavement Patch/Patch Deterioration Portion of pavement surface that has been removed and replaced.
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Potholes Bowl-shaped holes of various sizes in the pavement surface. Surface Deformation of Asphalt Pavement
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