Skip to contentUnited States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway AdministrationSearch FHWAFeedback


Publication Details

Fly Ash Facts for Highway Engineers

General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements. 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: Coal fly ash is a coal combustion product that has numerous applications in highway construction. Since the first edition of "Fly Ash Facts for Highway Engineers" in 1986, the use of fly ash in highway construction has increased and new applications have been developed. Document provides technical information on the production of fly ash and its applications for use in portland cement concrete, stabilized bases, flowable fill, soil improvement, asphalt pavements and for subsealing. For a more recent edition see the fourth edition (FHWA-IF-03-019).

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-SA-94-081

Publication Year: 1995

Document Links: PDF (file size: 14 mb)

PDF files can be viewed with the Acrobat® Reader®

View Pavement Publications

Updated: 02/20/2015

United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration