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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WAPA & Industry Events Dates

2022 Events

 NAPA Annual Meeting – January 23-26, 2022 – The Phoenician, Scottsdale AZ

34th Annual WSDOT/ WAPA Joint Training (webinar format only):  March 3, 2022 – 9:00 am to 3:30 pm – See the agenda here: 2022 Jt Training Agenda – Working Agenda 2.14.2022. The conference presentation catalog is available at this link and a recording of the entire conference is available for a limited time here

WAPA 2022 Mid-Year Meeting – May 11-13 – The Resort at Coeur d’ Alene, Coeur d’ Alene ID

NAPA Mid-Year Meeting – July 10-13 – The Ritz Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, CA

WAPA Annual Meeting & WAPA/WSDOT/APWA/WSACE 2022 Paving Award Presentations – Bellevue Hyatt, Bellevue WA – November 17 & 18- Business Meetings & Paving Awards (11/18) – Working Agenda as of 10.20.2022

Business Meeting Presentations – 11.18.2022

Link to Award Banquet photos!  Access Code: YellowHat

Upcoming 2023 Events

NAPA Annual Meeting – February 5-8 – Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

35th Annual WSDOT/WAPA Joint Training (Tentative) – February 28 (Moses Lake), March 1 – 2 (Centralia & Bothell)

ConExpo – March 14-18 – Las Vegas, NV

WAPA 2023 Mid-Year Meeting – May 10-12 – The Resort at Coeur d’ Alene, Coeur d’ Alene ID

Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In – May 15-17 – Washington D.C.

 

Paving Awards Overview

Paving Awards Overview

Each year WAPA, WSDOT, the American Public Works Association (APWA-WA) and the Washington State Association of County Engineers (WSACE) 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.

The 2021 WAPA Award Presentations can be viewed here: 2021 WAPA/WSACE/APWA Paving Awards & 2021 WSDOT/ WAPA Paving Awards

The 2020 WAPA Paving Award winners can be viewed here: 2020 WAPA Paving Awards – PDF Link

The 2019 WAPA Paving Awards winners can be viewed here: 2019 WAPA Paving Awards Catalog – Web Version

The 2018 award winners can be found at this link:  2018 WSDOT-WAPA Paving Awards