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A Study of the Use of Recycled Paving Material:  Report to Congress, June 1993
Author(s):

Origin:
Federal
Date:
June, 1993
Categories:
Emissions, Performance, Recyclability
Key Words:
scrap tires, crumb rubber modifier, recycling, hot mix asphalt environmental assessment, comparative health risk, waste
materials, reclaimed asphalt pavement, glass
Summary:
The highway construction industry has a long history of using recycled products for highway construction.  This report
summarizes some of the industries’ experiences and, where sufficient information exists, it provides documentation
regarding the economic savings, technical performance, threats to human health and the environment, and
environmental benefits of using recycled materials in highway devices and appurtenances and highway projects.
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