Full Depth Rehabilitation (or FDR) is used when the pavement gets old and loses its flexibility, the maintenance required becomes more frequent and less effective. The majority of failures is due to saturation. The old process what simply to remove the old pavement and replace it. FDR is a new process that recycles the pavement, including the base and sub-grade to create a structurally sound base impermeable to water, with a 20-30 year lifespan.
The FDR process is as follows:
If you are interested in learning more about which projects are best suited for FDR to extend the life and investment in your pavement, consider attending one of DRYCO’s quarterly Pavement Maintenance Seminars. Founder Daren Young has created an incredible, informative, and entertaining half-day seminar for property managers during which he discusses not only the different types of pavement solutions that are used, but also how to assess value and ensure that you are getting apples-to-apples bids from your pavement maintenance subcontractors.