Recycling reclaimed road material in hydraulically bound layers

Lászlo Gáspár
Josef Stryk
Stefan Marchtrenker
Regis De Bel
Finn Thøgersen
Thierry Sedran
Karmen Fifer Bizjak
Helen Åhnberg
Ciaran McNally
Maria Arm
Zsolt Bencze

The European Direct-mat project provided a significant contribution to increasing recycling reclaimed road wastes. Part of the project was dedicated to the recycling of various reclaimed road materials in new hydraulically bound layers. This paper summarises the results of the project and the activities of the eight contributing European countries. Several examples from countries outside the project are also provided to give a comprehensive overview. The paper highlights the main trends of relevant practice worldwide (particularly in Europe) and draws conclusions for practitioners.



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