Erik Denneman, Director – Technology and Leadership at the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association, looks at the benefits of using reclaimed asphalt pavement and the push behind its uptake in Australia.
With the introduction of an internationally-aligned benchmarking tool, Australian road owners and authorities can now be confident that the asphalt products they use are as sustainable as they claim to be.
New national specifications for Crumbed Rubber Modified asphalt could see millions of waste tyres being used in Australia’s road
The new report addresses concerns with finite resources and provides the basis for the use of marginal and non-standard materials in sealed roads and considers the factors affecting performance.
An upgrade of the full length of Tower Road and a 2.6-kilometre section of the Penola–Casterton Road, from the Tower Road junction to the South Australian/Victorian border is now complete.