‘Rip rap’ describes the large-sized stone or boulders typically placed along shorelines, on the slopes of earth dams and embankments or around the abutments of bridges to control erosion and enhance the integrity and safety of the structures. Rip rap for erosion control is available from many Graymont quarries.
Did you know?
Lime is among the oldest and most vital materials used by humans. Most ancient languages have a word for calcium oxide. In Latin it is calx, from which the name of the element calcium is taken.