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Limestone Riprap

Limestone Riprap

Also referred to as Rip Rap, Rip-Rap, Shot Rock, Rock Armor, or Rubble, Riprap is human-placed rock or other material used to protect shoreline structures against scour and water, wave, or ice erosion.

 

Riprap is made from oversized boulders that are broken to size with a hydraulic breaker and can be screened on specialized equipment to achieve a specified size or gradation. Stone products which are approximately 5 inches and larger are sometimes thought of as Riprap; however, 12 inches and larger are much more common.

 

Smaller-sized Riprap is used commonly in inshore environments as well as in rivers, lakes and streams for shoreline revetment, bridge abutments, or outflows, while larger Riprap is mainly used in the marine environment for use in building jetties, breakwaters, and similar structures.

 

Gulf Coast Limestone can produce custom Riprap of any size to meet the requirements of all types of projects and to meet the gradation specifications as written by the design engineer. Our Riprap materials are rigorously tested to ensure that they meet the Texas Department of Transportation Specifications for TXDOT Protection Riprap.

Applications:
• Erosion Control
• Bank Stabilization
• Stacked Walls

• Silt Traps
• Foundational Infrastructure Support
• Jetty Construction

 

Not sure if Riprap is the right material for you? We offer a variety of materials to meet your aggregate needs. Contact our knowledgeable sales team today to discuss your next project!

  • Tech Specs ASTM R-150

    Particle Mass

    Pounds Kilogram Percent Lighter Than
    300 140 100
    150 68 50-100
    60 27 15-50
    20 9.1 0-15
  • Tech Specs ASTM R-300

    Particle Mass

    Pounds Kilogram Percent Lighter Than
    700 320 100
    300 140 50-100
    150 68 15-50
    45 20 0-15
  • Tech Specs ASTM R-700

    Particle Mass

    Pounds Kilogram Percent Lighter Than
    1500 600 100
    700 320 50-100
    300 140 15-50
    60 27 0-15
  • Tech Specs ASTM R-1500

    Particle Mass

    Pounds Kilogram Percent Lighter Than
    3000 1400 100
    1500 680 50-100
    700 320 15-50
    250 110 0-15
  • Tech Specs TXDOT 12"

    Particle Mass

    Size Acceptable Range
    Maximum Size 200
    90% Size 80-180
    50% Size 30-75
    8% Size 3
  • Tech Specs TXDOT 18"

    Particle Mass

    Size Acceptable Range
    Maximum Size 530
    90% Size 290-475
    50% Size 105-220
    8% Size 22
  • Tech Specs TXDOT 24"

    Particle Mass

    Size Acceptable Range
    Maximum Size 1000
    90% Size 550-850
    50% Size 200-325
    8% Size 30
  • Tech Specs TXDOT 30"

    Particle Mass

    Size Acceptable Range
    Maximum Size 2600
    90% Size 1150-2250
    50% Size 400-900
    8% Size 40
  • Tech Specs TXDOT 48"

    Specific Gravity (SSD) Size (inches) Weight (lbs.)
    2.59 48 7876
    2.61 48 7937
    2.63 48 7997
    2.67 48 8058
    2.68 48 8119
    2.70 48 8149
    2.78 48 8210
  • Tech Specs TXDOT 60"

    Specific Gravity (SSD) Size (inches) Weight (lbs.)
    2.59 60 15,346
    2.61 60 15,583
    2.63 60 15,702
    2.67 60 15,820
    2.68 60 15,879
    2.70 60 15,998
    2.78 60 16,472
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