Pavement fatigue cracking, also known as alligator cracking due to similarities it has with alligator’s skin, can typically be caused by a number of factors. Excessive loads, traffic increases, old rigid pavement, and base failures are some of the factors that can cause fatigue cracking in your asphalt surface.
- If payment is installed improperly, effects of fatigue cracking will occur in 6 months – 1 year
- Most driveways retain a sufficient amount of stone base. We dig up current asphalt down to that stone and move from there
- Then we prepare the stone to accept the new asphalt installation