Fabric Reinforcement to Prevent Reflection Cracking

The two fabric reinforcement products, Petromat and Mirafi 140, placed between a 0.35 ft. overlay of asphalt concrete and an existing PCC pavement have successfully prevented the occurrence of transverse reflective cracking for the 11 year period since completion of the overlay.


Publication Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 1989
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 175.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:42
R.E. Allison.
Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation.
Number of Pages: 
Asphalt concrete, Concrete pavements, Fabrics, Overlays (Pavements), Pavement performance, Portland cement concrete, Reflection cracking.