Assessing Environmental Impacts Associated with Bases and Subgrades Stabilized with Coal Combustion Products (CCPs)

Conventional construction materials are becoming increasingly expensive as demands on resources intensify. In addition, concerns regarding energy use and greenhouse gas emission associated with manufacturing and delivering conventional construction materials has led to significant interest in exploring alternative materials such as recycled materials. Stabilizing bases and subgrades with coal combustion products (CCPs) represents a way to upgrade highway infrastructure while utilizing recycled materials. This project will use WiscLEACH to assess groundwater impacts caused by the leaching of trace elements from pavement materials stabilized with CCPs.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $49542.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    CFIRE 01-03

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE)

    University of Wisconsin, Madison
    1415 Engineering Drive, 2205 Engineering Hall
    Madison, WI  United States  53706
  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    1415 Engineering Drive
    Madison, WI  United States  53706
  • Principal Investigators:

    Benson, Craig

    Edil, Tuncer

  • Start Date: 20071115
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20091231
  • Source Data: RiP Project 15046

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01468462
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE)
  • Contract Numbers: CFIRE 01-03
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 3:51PM