USING RECYCLED MATERIALS IN ROADWAYS
New Course
Washington, DC USA | September 23-27, 2019









Build Greener Roads
This Seminar is designed to meet the educational needs of decision makers, engineers and road administrators considering the use of recycled materials on roadways.
 
The value of roadways is well known, often one of the most significant investments an agency owns. Recycling of roadway materials should always be considered when maintaining, rehabilitating or building new roadways. There are numerous techniques and standards that are well established, and each approach should be considered before selecting the most appropriate for a specific project.
 
Many nontraditional waste or by-product materials have found their way into use in roadways. Recycled Tire Rubber has a well-established role in asphalt paving. Plastic, Crushed Portland Cement Concrete, Contaminated Soils, Fly-Ash, Slag, Paper and many other Industrial by-products and Post Consumer materials have found practical uses in paving. This Seminar aims to explain what works and why.

Course Outcomes
  • Understand the recycled materials, processes and techniques currently in use.
  • Explore the use of recycled materials used in maintenance, rehabilitation and new construction.
  • Enhance your techniques to divert waste from landfills into roadways to improve the quality of pavements.
  • Discounted Rates for IRF Members are available - Seize this Opportunity Today!          

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Lead Instructor

William F. O'Leary

Mr. O'Leary has been involved in the production of asphalt and asphalt emulsions since 1980 primarily as the President and founder of Prime Materials and Supply a Texas based asphalt emulsion producer. He is a longtime advocate for Pavement Preservation serving multiple terms as President of the Foundation for Pavement Preservation (FP2) that provides resources to advance knowledge for managing and preserving pavements. FP2 supports research to educate government and industry professionals in the economical, safety and performance advantages of pavement preservation. Two term President of the Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association, an International Organization representing the asphalt emulsion industry. Appointed member of Transportation Research Board Committee on Pavement Maintenance AHD-20 and as a board member of numerous other industry associations. Bill has an in-depth knowledge of asphalt materials from production to placement and has conducted seminars and made hundreds of presentations.
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