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Repurposing Quarries Waste While Improving Road Base

Published January 4, 2019

Researchers are working to reduce waste in quarries across Illinois by repurposing the leftover material to improve the lifespan of roads. Nearly two billion tons of aggregates are produced every year in the United States. Over the years, aggregate production has resulted in four billion tons of Quarry By-product (QB) aggregates accumulating in 3,000 operating quarries across the U.S.Read More

Student Spotlight: Issam Qamhia

Published January 4, 2019

Issam Qamhia is a graduate researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His Ph.D. is in transportation engineering with a focus in transportation geotechnics, the study and modification of soil and rocks.

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