High Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Use
Primary Topic: Pavement Construction
Description: With changes in construction materials economics, stricter environmental regulations, and an emphasis on green technologies (e.g., warm mix asphalt) and sustainable pavements, the highway community is reassessing the economic and environmental benefits of allowing higher percentages of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in premium pavements and asphalt surfaces while maintaining high-quality pavement infrastructure.
FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-057
Publication Year: 2011