2019 WAPA & Industry Events

NAPA Annual Meeting – January 20th – 23rd, JW Marriott Resort Hotel, Marco Island, FL

World of Asphalt Show & Conference – Feb. 12th – 14th, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

31st Annual WSDOT/ WAPA Joint Training Conferences – March 5th (Moses Lake), March 6th (Bothell) & March 7th (Centralia) – Preliminary Agenda  *  Flyer  *  WSDOT Registration Form  *  Non-WSDOT Registration Form

WAPA Mid-Year Meeting – May 15th – 17th, The Resort at Coeur d’ Alene, Coeur d’ Alene, ID

WAPA Annual Meeting & Paving Awards Banquet – November 14th & 15th, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bellevue WA

Why Asphalt?

The answers to the question “Why Asphalt” are numerous and varied.  For those of you that would like to explore the top reasons for why asphalt pavements constitute the vast majority of paved roads in America, we’re created this short summary document:


Meet the Exec. – Asphalt Pro Magazine Article

Meet the Exec. – Asphalt Pro Magazine Article

Dave Gent has been active in WAPA since the 1980’s, but if you don’t know Dave, take a look at the “Meet the State Exec.” article in the the May 2018 edition of Asphalt Pro magazine!

To view the entire magazine, including past editions, visit this Asphalt Pro link.



America’s Most Recycled Product!

America’s Most Recycled Product!

Once again, asphalt paving tops the list of the most recycled material in America!  79 million tons of hot mix asphalt pavements were reclaimed and reused in 2016.  The Executive Summary is available here: 2016 HMA Recycling Executive Summary and the entire report can be viewed at: www.asphaltpavement.org/recycling


2018 WAPA Paving Awards

2018 WAPA Paving Awards

2018 WAPA Awards Presentation (PowerPoint):

The complete list of 2018 WAPA Paving Award Winners is included here: 2018 WSDOT-WAPA Paving Awards

The PowerPoint slide show highlighting each project is available here: 2018 WAPA Paving Awards PPT Presentation

Photos of the 2018 Awards Banquet are available here: 2018 Awards Banquet Photos