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 WAPA Meeting Schedule


2017 Events –  Currently Scheduled Dates


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

NAPA Mid-Year Meeting – July 16th – 19th – The Westin Michigan Ave., Chicago IL

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

WAPA Fall Asphalt Conference – November 14th (Seattle) & November 15th (Spokane)


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) & February 29th (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

Annual WSDOT/WAPA Joint Training (2017) – Archived Presentations

Annual WSDOT/WAPA Joint Training (2017) – Archived Presentations

2017 WSDOT Spec. Changes – Bob Dyer, P.E., WSDOT Assistant State Construction Engineer

APWA General Special Provisions for Local Agencies – Ruth McIntyre, TranTech Engineering

WSDOT Bridge Deck Paving Restriction – Bob Dyer, WSDOT

MSCR Binder Testing Review – Sean McLaughlin, Assistant Asphalt Engineer, WSDOT

Nuclear Test Gauges – Care, Maintenance & Accuracy in Backscatter/ Thinlift Modes – Sean McLaughlin

Best Practices for Longitudinal Joint Construction – Bob Humer, P.E., Regional Engineer, The Asphalt Institute

FHWA Increased Density Demonstration Project – Tim Aschenbrener, P.E., FHWA Senior Asphalt Pavement Engineer

Compaction Options – Oscillatory Rollers – Andy Kazanis, District Sale Manager, Wirtgen America