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CAPTION ONLY: RECYCLED ASPHALT: THE ROAD MORE TRAVELED

SHARE CAPTION ONLY: RECYCLED ASPHALT: THE ROAD MORE TRAVELED

Salt Lake County's recycling efforts hit the road Friday. The county is trying a repaving process pioneered by Cutler Repaving Inc. that allows asphalt surfaces to be removed, treated with a special additive and then reused. The county is paying Cutler $55,400 to resurface 4,330 feet of the Murray-Holladay Road near the Creekside Plaza (1650 East). Tons of asphalt will end up back on the road, not in the landfill. The county is the first entity in the valley to try the process, although Cutler has recycled 4 million tons of asphalt pavement around the country. If the process works, the county will likely use it on other roads.