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The following articles are from the July/August 2000 Public Roads Magazine.

  • How NCDOT Is Building a Recycling Culture
    by Ashley T. Memory
    The NC Department of Transportation is demonstrating the cultural benefits of recycling to encourage local participation.
  • Lessons Learned: TxDOT's Efforts to Increase the Use of Recycled Materials
    by Rebecca Davio
    The Texas Department of Transportation shares lessons learned from five years of experience with a recycled materials program.
  • National Research Projects on Recycling in Highway Construction
    by Marcia J. Simon, Warren H. Chesner, Taylor Eighmy, and Howard Jongedyk
    The Federal Highway Administration and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program have sponsored several research projects - some ongoing and others recently completed - pertaining to the use of recycled materials in highway construction.
  • The Recycled Materials Resource Center
    by Bryan J. Magee
    This national center was established in 1998 at the University of New Hampshire to promote the appropriate use of recycled materials in the highway environment. RMRC will conduct about 30 research projects over the first six years of operation.

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