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Fly Ash Facts for Highway Engineers Fourth Edition

General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements.

Primary Topic: Pavement Recycling

Description: 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.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. This document provides basic technical information about the various uses of fly ash in highway construction that advance its use in ways that are technically sound, commercially competitive, and environmentally safe.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-IF-03-019

Publication Year: 2003

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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