Crushed stone is a key material for road base and surface construction, railroad ballast and concrete production for housing construction. The construction of new and deteriorated infrastructure requires enormous quantities of crushed stone aggregates.
This statistic represents the production of crushed stone in the United States from 2011 to 2017. In 2017, the produced some billion metric tons of crushed stone. Crushed stone is used prominently as a material in the construction industry.