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Reflection Cracks

Reflection cracks are cracks in asphalt overlays that reflect the crack pattern in the pavement structure underneath. Vertical or horizontal movements in the pavement beneath the overlay brought on by expansion and contraction with temperature or moisture changes are frequent causes.