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Flexible pavements (Pmrcppbdf)

Definition
Pavement structures which maintain intimate contact with and distribute loads to the subgrade and depend upon aggregate interlock, particle friction, and cohesion for stability. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Types of pavements by surface load distribution (Pmrcppbd)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Rigid pavements (Pmrcppbdr)