Process uses rubber from tires in city’s resurfacing project



By Lori Porter
porter@theacorn.com

When it comes to creating a city that’s environmentally and fiscally responsible, action speaks louder than words, especially in Westlake Village.
In October 2002, Westlake Village began utilizing asphalt-rubber aggregate membranes (ARAM) to maintain its streets, beginning on Lindero Canyon Road. ARAM is an alternative to more expensive methods of street reconstruction. It utilizes recycled vehicle tires (each lane-mile of ARAM uses the equi...

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