Concrete Recycling

This page provides links to recent and relevant online publications and videos related to concrete pavement recycling. They include items from many sources, but the list is not comprehensive. (Suggestions for items to add to this list are welcome; contact Marcia Brink.)

I. Manual of Practice for Recycling Concrete Pavements (September 2017)

II. Training Materials


Introduction to Concrete Pavement Recycling

Construction Considerations

Environmental Considerations

Recycling Case Study Experience

Tech Briefs

Concrete Pavement Recycling and the Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Concrete Paving Mixtures

Quantifying the Sustainability Benefits of Concrete Pavement Recycling

Supplementary Cementitious Materials and Blended Cements to Improve Sustainability of Concrete Pavements

Environmental Residual Management

Mitigating Environmental Concerns

Project Selection, Scoping and Economics

Using RCA in Base Layers

Using RCA in Concrete Mixtures and Pavement Design Considerations

Using RCA in Unbound Aggregate Shoulder and Other Applications

III. Technical Resources


EB043P Recycling Concrete Pavements

Construction and Demolition Recycling Association

Recycled Concrete Aggregate, A Sustainable Choice for Unbound Base (For complete paper, contact

National Concrete Pavement Technology Center

A Technology Deployment Plan for the Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregates in Concrete Paving Mixtures (2011 Report)


Pavement Life-Cycle Assessment Framework (FHWA-HIF-16-014)

Technical Advisory T5040.37 Use of Recycled Concrete Pavement as Aggregate in Hydraulic-Cement Concrete Pavement

Towards Sustainable Pavement Systems: A Reference Document (FHWA HIF-15-002)

RMC Research & Education Foundation

Crushed Returned Concrete as Aggregates for New Concrete (Project 05-13)

IV. Current Utilization

Industry and State Survey Results