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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-97-148
User Guidelines for Waste and Byproduct Materials in Pavement Construction
This report was prepared for the Federal Highway Administration by
Warren Chesner, Chesner Engineering, P.C.
Robert Collins, Robert J. Collins & Associates
Michael MacKay and John Emery, John Emery Geotechnical Engineering, Ltd.
Preparation of this report required the effort of many individuals who devoted their time and talents to review and provide valuable suggestions and technical information. In particular the authors wish to acknowledge the participation of the Expert Advisory Panel listed below. During the preparation of this document, each panel member received draft copies of the report for review and technical comment. The panel members included:
A special thanks is extended to the following individuals and their organizations for their review and assessment of specific sections of the report:
The authors wish to express their gratitude to Mr. Norman Nosenchuck from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation who agreed to participate in the conduct of a survey that identified current state environmental regulatory policies relative to the use of waste and by-product material in pavement applications. This survey was included in the report.
A special thanks is extended to Dr. Edith Tanenbaum, who provided much appreciated editorial comments on the text of the report.
Finally, the authors wish to express thanks to the support staff of their firms, and particularly Christopher Stein, who prepared the graphics presented in this report, and Lynette Van Helden who was responsible for the report typing and difficult production effort.
TRT Terms: Waste products as road materials--Handbooks, manuals, etc, Pavements, Asphalt concrete--Design and construction--Handbooks, manuals, etc, Pavements, Concrete--Design and construction--Handbooks, manuals, etc, Pavements--Additives--Handbooks, manuals, etc, Fills (Earthwork)--Design and construction--Handbooks, manuals, etc, Roads--Base courses--Design and construction--Handbooks, manuals, etc, Wastes, Environmental impacts, Recycling