Rubber roads first piqued our interest because simply adding recycled tires to an asphalt mixture reduces road noise and increases road durability, extending the life of the pavement by 15 to 20 percent. Scrap tires can also help control public health dangers common to roadways, like tire fires and disease-carrying mosquitoes that breed in pooled rainwater.
In 2018 a new surface road, Tom Hall Parkways, that runs adjacent to The Ray was paved with a a rubberized asphalt mix, a first for Troup County.
Troup County, Georgia
City of LaGrange, Georiga
Liberty Tire Recycling
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)