Stress absorbing composite for road repair and method

Douglas Senso (Inventor), Muhammad Tahir Mukhtar (Inventor), Barry Dempsey (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present invention provides a stress absorbing composite for road repair that comprises a low stiffness geotextile, a viscoelastic material disposed over the low stiffness geotextile, and a high stiffness geotextile disposed over the viscoelastic material. Also provided is a method for retarding reflective cracking in an overlay using a stress absorbing composite and a repaired road containing a stress absorbing composite.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number5513925
Filing date9/19/94
StatePublished - May 7 1996


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