This set of photos presents rubblization and asphalt overlay of controlled-access highways. Note the capability of the MHB Badger Breaker® to rubblize one lane while maintaining traffic in the adjacent lane. Multiple MHBs are utilized on high production projects.
Rubblization Practices Evaluated in Illinois
A recently released report out of the University of Illinois Center for Transportation entitled “Performance of Interstate Rubblization in Illinois” summarizes the performance of rubblized pavements on the Illinois interstate system over the last two decades.
Performance of Interstate Rubblization in Illinois, FHWA-ICT-21-005
This Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) report summarizes the performance of several interstate rubblizing projects in Illinois by analyzing available data in Illinois Department of Transportation’s pavement management system. The report finds that, overall, rubblization is providing good to excellent performance and exceeding design expectations.