Economics

Life Cycle Cost

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010

Today’s current national and local economic conditions – combining reduced funding with high infrastructure needs – have elevated the importance of prudent spending. Decision...

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Environment

Sustainable Pavement

Posted by on Sep 13, 2010

Asphalt is the sustainable material for constructing pavements. From the production of the paving material, to the placement of the pavement on the road, to rehabilitation, through...

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Engineering

Perpetual Pavement

Posted by on Sep 13, 2010

The Perpetual Pavement concept was first articulated in 2000 and the concept has rapidly gained acceptance. The APA’s newest technical document on the subject is Perpetual Asphalt...

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Policy

Livable Communities

Posted by on Sep 12, 2010

There is no doubt that societal trends and economic realities will shape the pavement market going forward. Those driving factors include public funding issues, an emphasis on...

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Recent Posts

2017 & 2018 WAPA Meeting Schedule


2017 Events –  Currently Scheduled Dates


WAPA Mid-Year Meeting – May 17th – 19th, 2017 – The Resort at Coeur d’Alene ID – Archived Presentations

WAPA Annual Meeting & Awards BanquetWednesday, Nov. 8th & Thursday, Nov. 9th (Note: one week earlier than traditionally & on Wednesday and Thursday – Veteran’s Day is observed on Friday, Nov. 10th) – Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bellevue WA

Archived Meeting Presentations

WAPA Fall Asphalt Conference – November 14th (Seattle) & November 15th (Spokane) – From Tack to RAP – Asphalt Paving Best Practices

Archived Meeting Presentations – 2017 WAPA Fall Asphalt Conference

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Pacific Coast Regional Deployment Meeting – November 28, 2017 – Portland OR – Open to NAPA and State Pavement Association Member contractors from Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon & Washington State.

Informational sheet & Registration Form


2018 Event Dates


NAPA Annual MeetingFebruary 11 – 14, 2018 – San Diego, CA

WAPA/ WSDOT 30th Annual Joint Training Workshops – February 27th (Moses Lake), February 28th (Centralia) & March 1st (Lynnwood)

World of Asphalt Show and Conference March 6 – 8, 2018 – Houston, TX

WAPA Mid-Year Meeting – May 16 – 18, 2018 – The Resort at Coeur d’ Alene, Couer d’ Alene ID

WAPA Annual Meeting & Paving Awards Banquet – November 15 – 16, 2018 – Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bellevue WA

Awards Overview

Awards Overview

Each year WAPA, WSDOT, the American Public Works Association (APWA-WA) and the Washington Association of County Engineers (WACE) award those paving projects judged to be the most outstanding in the State.  The awards are presented at WAPA’s Annual Meeting in November of each year.

This year’s award winners can be found at this link:  2017 WAPA Paving Award Winners