Minimization of Reflection Cracks: Installation Report: Rt. 29 N., Charlottesville

Report No: 72-R17

Published in 1972

About the report:

Three materials that offered the potential of minimizing reflection cracks were installed. Two of the materials were high tensile strength fabrics and the third was an emulsified rubber compound. The applications were made over a badly cracked bituminous pavement just north of Charlottesville.

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  • Charles S. Hughes, P.E.

Last updated: February 8, 2024

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