Road Base Material also known as road rock, road gravel, aggregate base, AB, asphalt base and 3/4″ minus. By any name it is still a product with a specific size and gradation. Road base will last much longer if contour is graded to a crown. It allows the storm water to be shed and keep the road bed from becoming a bed of mud. Base material primarily used in driveways and pathways, and an excellent wet weather product. Can also be used for pipe bedding.