2019, Asphalt Pavements, Nevada

Rubblization Gives New Life to Dying Roads Nationwide

In 2015, the Nevada Department of Transportation spent $30 million on two rubblization projects along Interstate 80 in Elko, Humboldt and Lander counties. Contractors rebuilt a total of 17 mi. of pavement for the two projects. The success of the jobs led to three more within the last two years, all on I-80 in the northern part of the state.

“Rubblization is a cost-effective method of highway maintenance in the state,” said Darin Tedford, chief materials engineer for NDOT. “When concrete pavements are at the end of their life, it is much cheaper to rubblize than to dig out the concrete and haul it off to a landfill somewhere.”

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