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Waste Plastic usage to Improve Properties of Bitumen in Road Construction

Author(s):

Pushpendra Singh Solanki , SAMRAT ASHOK TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE (ENGINEERING COLLEGE) VIDISHA (MP) 464001, INDIA.; DR. RAJIV JAIN, SAMRAT ASHOK TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE (ENGINEERING COLLEGE) VIDISHA (MP) 464001, INDIA

Keywords:

Waste Plastic, Bitumen

Abstract

The usage of sustainable development is the present need worldwide. The need of utilisation of waste material in the construction industry is necessary so as to reduce environmental impact. Since plastic material is non-biodegradable the use of plastic material can help us to reduce the present environment effect to some extent. The use of plastic in bitumen to improve the property of bitumen is a right step towards sustainable development of roads in roads construction. Low density polymer helps in increasing the life of flexible pavement and it also helps in proper utilisation of plastic waste.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I60552
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 6
Publication Date: 01/09/2016
Page(s): 1013-1015

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