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Evaluation of Asphalt Rubber Stress-Absorbing Membrane
This report describes the construction and evaluation of a stress-absorbing membrane (SAM) using a liquid asphalt binder containing ground tire rubber.  
Approximately 10 lane-km of SAM and 4 lane-km of control surface treatment for comparison were constructed in...
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Field Trials of Asphalt Rubber Hot Mix in Virginia
Four test sections using asphalt rubber hot mix were places in Virginia during the period of 1990 through 1993.  The purpose of these installations was to familiarize
both contractors and Virginia DOT personnel with the construction process and compare...
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Final Air Quality Assessment Hot Mix Asphalt-Crumb Rubber Pilot Program
Stack testing was conducted at the MEGA Contractors, Inc. asphalt plant in Rockville, Virginia, by Entropy Environmentalists, Inc. for KTA Environmental and the Virginia
Department of Transportation (VDOT) on September 1 and September 3, 1993.  The pilot testing program was...
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Hot Mix Asphalt-Rubber Application in Virginia
Four test sections using asphalt rubber hot mix were places in Virginia during the period of 1990 through 1993.  The purpose of these installations was to familiarize
both contractors and Virginia DOT personnel with the construction process...
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Industrial Hygiene Evaluation of Asphalt/Rubber Field Paving Operations
KTA Environmental conducted an industrial hygiene evaluation of highway paving operations.  The purpose of this evaluation was to compare worker exposures to
asphalt emissions during the production and application of hot mix asphalt materials with and without crumb rubber...
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Virginia’s Experience with Open-Graded Surface Mix
The Virginia Dept. of Highways and Transportation has used the bituminous open-graded, porous friction course (PFC) since 1972 to resurface hazardous locations
and roadways needing routine resurfacing.  A before and after accident study of one location revealed a significant decrease in wet pavement...
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Virginia’s Experimentation With Asphalt Rubber Concrete
The installation of test sections containing asphalt rubber concrete using wet process and the testing of samples of the materials in the laboratory... Read More

VTRC Completes Survey of States’ Use of Waste Glass in Highway Construction
The Virginia Transportation Research Council earlier this year completed a survey of the current involvement of state highway agencies in the use of waste glass in
highway agencies in the use of waste glass in highway construction...
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