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Using Recycled Content Materials in Road & Infrastructure Projects Workshop

April 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

NEWMOA and NERC jointly hosted a daylong workshop to promote the use of recycled materials in road and infrastructure projects. The workshop brought together state, local highway, and public works officials, environmental departments, and others to hear about new opportunities, case studies, and lessons learned from experts in the field. The workshop focused on case studies by peers who have successfully used the following materials in road and infrastructure projects:

  • Compost
  • Glass
  • Ground asphalt shingles
  • Shredded tires


9:00     Registration & Coffee

9:30     Opening Remarks 

Presenter: James Albis, CT DEEP Senior Advisor to the Commissioner

9:45     Workshop Goals

10:00   Compost in Road Projects: Case Studies

Presenter: Jean Bonhotal, Cornell University

11:00   Glass Aggregate: Case Study

Presenter: Anna Roppolo, Rockland Solid Waste Management Authority

Noon    Lunch (provided)

1:00     Interagency Collaboration & the Use of Asphalt Shingles in Road Projects in VT

Presenters: James Surwilo, VT Department of Environmental Conservation and Ian Anderson, VT Department of Transportation  

2:00     Break

2:15     Shredded Tires in Road Projects in RI

Presenter: Colin Franco, RI Department of Transportation

3:15     Interactive Discussion on Lessons Learned from Case Studies & Moving Forward

Discussion Facilitator: Terri Goldberg, NEWMOA 


April 9, 2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT United States
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