Asphalt Definitions and Terms

Home Knowledge Base Asphalt Terms Raveling

Latest Posts

TxDOT Letting Report 2023 June

Paving By the Numbers

Pavement Design: IRI Explorer

Pavement Design: Pave Express

Mix Design: Tying It All Together


Raveling is the progressive separation of aggregate particles in a pavement from the surface downward or from the edges inward. Lack of compaction, construction of a thin lift during cold weather, dirty or disintegrating aggregate, too little asphalt in the mix, or overheating of the mixture are all causes of raveling.