Roads & Infrastructure explores the use of RAP in Australia and speaks to industry experts and contractors about the factors contributing to its limitations and the possibility for its increased use in the future.
A section of Victoria's iconic Great Ocean Road is being resurfaced using thousands of kilograms of recycled plastic car components as part of a trial.
Redland City Council is pioneering a process that turns plastic bottles and other waste into new roads.
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.
With residential developments being approved for historically industrial areas, asphalt plant operators are facing new challenges in mitigating complaints and conflicts over emissions.