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TechBrief: The Use of Recycled Tire Rubber to Modify Asphalt Binder and Mixtures 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: This Technical Brief provides an overview of the various processes for recycled tire rubber used as a modifier for asphalt binders and as an additive for asphalt mixtures. Considerations for laboratory and field testing, as well as performance, are discussed. Since some aspects of the technology are still evolving, best practices and areas of caution have been included.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-HIF-14-015

Publication Year: 2014

Document Links: PDF (file size: 1 mb)



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