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Full-depth Asphalt Pavement

The term full-depth (registered by the asphalt institute with the u.s. Patent Office) certifies that the pavement is one in which asphalt mixtures are employed for all courses above the subgrade or improved subgrade. A full-depth asphalt pavement is laid directly on the prepared subgrade.