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Blowup (Pavements) (Smbcb)

Definition
Localized upward movement of the pavement surface at transverse joints or cracks, often accompanied with shattering of the concrete in that area. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Heaving (Pavements)
Broader Term
Buckling (Smbc)