The need to be an environmental steward is critical, now more than ever. Bituminous Roadways, Inc. has a long
history of caring for natural resources by recycling asphalt pavement. Since the early 1970’s, Bituminous
Roadways has been incorporating recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) into newly produced asphalt mixtures. This
sustainability practice has many economic, environmental and societal impacts.
Recycled Asphalt Pavement
The State of Minnesota was a lead state in the 1970’s implementing the
recycling of asphalt pavement into newly produced asphalt mixtures. Recycled asphalt pavement has the same
ingredients newly constructed pavements contain; coarse aggregate, fine aggregate, and asphalt cement. Since
2001, Bituminous Roadways has recycled over 1.5 million tons of asphalt pavement. When we recycle old pavement,
we reduce raw material costs, dependence on crude oil, carbon footprint, and we conserve our natural resources
without sacrificing the quality of our finished product.