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Transverse cracking (Smfdpmt)

Series of closely spaced transverse cracks or a large number of interconnecting cracks occurring near a construction joint of CRCP pavements. Also, cracks in the pavement that are predominantly perpendicular to the direction of traffic. Or, any transverse crack that is longer than 2 m., excluding sawcuts, that projects within 45 degrees of perpendicular to the pavement center line. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Cracking of concrete pavements (Smfdpm)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
D cracking (Smfdpmd)
Longitudinal cracking (Smfdpmm)