Rip Rap


Common Names: FDOT Code 33 Ditch Lining, Armor Stone, Bank & Shore, Shot Rock, Rip Rap, Shoreline Stone, Rock, FDOT Code 30 Bank & Shore, Boulders.

Common Uses: Erosion control, drainage channels, coastlines, shorelines, waters edge, lessons water impact, prevents soil and bank erosion, retaining walls, around lakes and ponds, bridge work, port authority projects, outlying island projects, decorative, landscaping, used around bridge pilings and more. Often times rip rap is used for much of the bridge work construction in Florida.  Rip Rap is placed at the base of pilings to break the impact from the waves in an effort to protect from erosion.

COMMON NAMES FOR ROCK & STONE: Pea gravel, #4, #5, #57, #89, limestone, FDOT, commercial, ballast rock, drainage rock, FDOT Lime Rock & Commercial Lime Rock, FDOT Section 911 B01, FDOT 913 B11, commercial base rock, crushed shell rock, FDOT shell rock, base rock, FDOT Material Code B11, Shell-Rock Base and many more.

COMMON USES: drives, Florida Department of Transportation road road projects, pipe bedding, asphalt, concrete redi-mix, top dressing, parking lots, commercial, residential, erosion control for soil and banks, decorative, landscaping, irrigation, drainage, septic systems, utility work, spillways, retaining wall base and more.

Types of Rip Rap