EFFECTS OF FREEZE-THAW

HOW CRACKS FORM IN YOUR ASPHALT

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1.

Surface oxidation from sunlight weakens the asphalt binder that holds the blacktop together.

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2.

Surface becomes brittle, hairline cracks appear, aggregate raveling creates rougher surface. 

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3.

Cracks reach sud-surface, water penetration and freeze/thaw cause surface separation.

This can all be prevented through proper asphalt maintenance.

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