In the late 1800’s many states tried Tire Rubber - Asphalt- Asphalt Rubber Surface Treatment Rubber Pavements Association ,- Tire rubber is blended with hot asphalt cement at the refinery or at an asphalt terminal, transported to job site in tankers and is handled the same as any neat asphalt cement.Introduction to Rubberized Asphalt IndexDefines asphalt rubber binders as “a blend of paving grade asphalt cements, ground recycled tire (that is, vulcanized) rubber and other additives, as needed, for use as binder in pavement construction.