Reflective Cracking in Composite Pavements—A Case Study

  • Rongyao DuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)


In this study, ten sections of different composite pavement structures in southern China were tested. Study in fields included distress survey, characteristic of reflective cracks with drilled core, and Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) testing. The Top-down crack was found, and the thick overlay and SMA pavement was found to be favorable to control the reflective cracks.



The work was supported by the Guangxi Transportation Science and Technology Fund Project of China (Grant Nos. GNGKJGC2014-010), the Nanning City Science and Technology Fund Project of Guangxi, China (Grant Nos. 20171002-2).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Guangxi Communications Investment Technology Co. Ltd.Nanning CityPeople’s Republic of China

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