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:

THE MANY BENEFITS OF ASPHALT

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

 

2017 WAPA Paving Awards

2017 WAPA Paving Awards

2017 WAPA Awards Presentation (PowerPoint):

The complete list of 2017 WAPA Paving Award Winners is included here: 2017 WAPA Paving Award Listing – All Projects

The list of WSDOT projects winning paving awards in 2017 are listed here: WSDOT receives asphalt paving awards – Press Release

The PowerPoint slide show highlighting each project is available here: 2017 WAPA Paving Awards PPT Presentation

Asphalt Pavement Magazine – Current Edition

Asphalt Pavement Magazine – Current Edition

Asphalt Pavement is published six times per year.  The current edition and past editions are available at the link provided:

Asphalt Pavement