Materials in Use in U.S. Interstate Highways

Fact Sheet 2006-3127



Summary: Natural aggregates (construction sand and gravel and crushed stone) make up the largest component of nonfuel mineral materials consumed in the United States. Most of these materials are used in construction activities, such as in buildings and roads. In highways, natural aggregates are incorporated into asphalt and concrete and are used as road base.

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Materials in Use in U.S. Interstate Highways
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2006-3127
DOI 10.3133/fs20063127
Edition -
Year Published 2006
Language ENGLISH
Contributing office(s) Denver Federal Center
Description 2 p.