Brianne Sanchez of Juice tipped me off to this great article that ran in the Des Moines Register.
The city of Ames, home to the Iowa State University, is using over 650 recycled tires, to prevent cracking pavement. According to the article, trucks are unloading hundreds of kegs that fall to the sidewalk resulting in cracks and dents.
This new sidewalk will use recycled tires and add more bounce and less damage. Click here to read the article in its entirety.