Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-3249

Use of Recycled Tires in the Asphalt Paving Industry 2000-01-3249

The solid waste management is one of the biggest problem of the modern society and the disposal of used tires is an important part of the problem. This paper presents a laboratory and field evaluation of asphalt mixtures containing recycled tires. The results show that the use of rubber tires in asphalt paving is not a panacea but can really contribute to the solution of serious environmental problems and, at the same time, increase some engineering properties of asphalt mixtures.


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