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User Guidelines for Byproduct and Secondary Use Materials in Pavement Construction

Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Pavement Recycling

Description: The primary purpose of this guideline document is to assist those who have an interest in using or increasing their understanding of the types of byproducts and secondary use materials that can be recovered and used in pavement construction applications. It is intended to provide the potential user or reviewer with sufficient information on each material included in this document so that he or she will have an understanding of the nature of the material, where other information may be obtained, and what issues need to be evaluated when considering its use. It is also intended to provide the reader with general guidance on engineering evaluation requirements, environmental issues, and economic considerations for determining the suitability of using recovered materials in pavement applications. New.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-97-148

Publication Year: 2008

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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