Innovative approaches towards the use of locally available natural marginal materials

The utilization of materials locally available on the site of a road project is a major concern in the context of sustainable development and perfectly meets the socioeconomic and environmental criteria involved in it.

The report is based on the answers received from twenty-two countries. Five different families of locally available marginal natural materials have been identified. Information on placing and processing is given for each country. A comparison is also made of classifications and specifications and their application in the case of marginal materials.

The report also reviews the innovative approaches in : preliminary studies, risk management, methods and techniques for use, innovation in products.

Information sheet

  • Date : 2013
  • Author(s) : Comité technique D.4 Géotechnique et routes non revêtues / Technical Committee D.4 Geotechnics and unpaved roads
  • Domain(s) : Environment / Road Earthworks
  • PIARC Ref. : 2012R37EN
  • ISBN : 978-2-84060-307-8
  • Number of pages : 176

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