John Paul Construction

A9 Earthworks Processing and Materials Re-use

Sustainable Earthworks approach to the construction of 3.2 km of dual carriageway on the A9 Perth to Inverness Scottish trunk road network involving value engineering, material processing with zero waste to landfill.

  • On-site processing facility with UKAS Accredited site lab
  • Production of 35,000 tonnes of Type A and Type B filter material
  • Existing bituminous material processed with Type 1 to form sub-base
  • Existing CBM used in new CBGM composite pavement
  • VE design to change to flexible composite pavement design over 65,000 m2
  • Zero waste to landfill achieved through onsite processing
  • 2012 Saltire Awards nominee category Environmentally Sustainable Construction