Term of the Road Dictionary

alternative material

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Materials General Items
  • Definition : Material used in construction, which is not usually considered as a traditional material. Note: this concept includes manufactured aggregates such as those from construction, demolition and excavation waste (CDEW), and industrial by-products such as mining (e.g. colliery) waste, china clay waste, fly ash, metallurgical slag, slate waste, and asphalt millings.

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