Concrete Recycling

The National CP Tech Center has many 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.


Recycling Concrete Pavement Materials
Training Materials – Webinars

Introduction to Recycling of Concrete Pavements

May 4, 2016 | Download the PDF presentation

Construction Considerations in Concrete Pavement Recycling

April 19, 2017

Environmental Considerations in Concrete Pavement Recycling

March 29, 2017 | Download the PDF presentation

Case Studies in Concrete Pavement Recycling

June 21, 2017 | Download the PDF presentation

Tech Briefs
Current Utilization and Guidance

Recycled Concrete Aggregate Usage in the US (2016 Benchmarking Survey of state highway agencies and paving contractors and summary of technology transfer guidance results and conclusions) (PDF)

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

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)