Skip to main content

Table 7 Pavement construction materials, specific gravities, and costs

From: Design of local roadway infrastructure to service sustainable energy facilities

Material Specific gravity Density (kg/m3) Tons/lane-km/cm Price/ton/lane Price/lane-km/cm
Hot mix asphalt 2.65 2,643 106.66 $90 $9,599
Compacted dense aggregate 2.75 2,739 110.82 $13 $1,441
Coarse aggregate 2.45 2,435 98.83 $9 $889
Excess excavation      $245