Examines the pros and cons of using waste materials in the production of hot-mix asphalt. 17 peer-reviewed papers relate how waste materials should be processed and handled; how various waste materials can be physically added to the asphalt mix; the effects on mix properties and performance; and the resultant cost increase in the finished product. In 7 sections:
Philosophy and Use of Waste Materials
Petroleum Contaminated Soils
A valuable resource for those who are planning to use any type of waste product as one of the component materials in the production of hot mix asphalt.