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Storm-damaged shingles find new life

Torn off roofs, can be part of asphalt roads

9:58 PM, Oct. 14, 2013
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From over homeowners' heads to parts of roads under their cars, shingles off damaged roofs following the early summer hailstorm are finding new recycled life.

"This helps out the asphalt companies reducing their costs ... helps out landfill sites, saving lots of space ... is cheaper for those having their roofs done," Jeff Beyer, Manitowoc County public works director said on Thursday, standing in the Highway Department's quarry pit with a mini-mountain of scrap shingles a few yards away.

"This is reusing a product - a complete circle - which is what you're trying to accomplish in the ...

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