Asphalt Pavements Perform! APA & FHWA Videos

Asphalt Pavements Perform! APA & FHWA Videos

When it comes to flexibility, asphalt pavements provide Performance for a Lifetime.

Watch this quick APA video highlighting the sustainability, innovation, value and flexibility of today’s asphalt pavements!

And please also review these three recent FHWA videos covering Asphalt Pavement Principles (select the topic in the upper right hand corner of the video block).

 

 

Women of Asphalt Features Several WAPA Team Members

Women of Asphalt Features Several WAPA Team Members

Just Released Podcast – Women in Leadership Roles – FHWA & State DOTs –

Where We Belong kicks off our phenomenal series on women in leadership roles within state DOTs and the FHWA. In the first podcast, hosts Amy Miller and Tracie Schlich sit down with Nicole Nason, Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to discuss her recently confirmed position, the growing number of women in leadership positions at the Department of Transportation and how women in male dominated industries often reflect the unique, resilient qualities of asphalt.

Women of Asphalt – 20 to Watch in 2020!

Please visit the national 20 to Watch in 2020 campaign from the Women of Asphalt highlighting some of the many women who thrive in their asphalt industry careers included two (2) women (Karen Deal of Lakeside Industries and Beth Duffus of Granite Construction) working at WAPA Member companies.  The entire set of  profiles can be viewed at the Women of Asphalt website.

Karen Deal – Lakeside Industries

Beth Duffus – Granite Construction

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Western & Pacific Coast Regional Council Blog On-Line

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Western & Pacific Coast Regional Council Blog On-Line

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has begun publishing its Western / Pacific Coast Regional Council Blog, The Western & Pacific Smooth Ride Sentinel, featuring articles and resources targeted to this APA region.  You can find the blog at https://apapacific.com/

Jon Young, the Executive Director for the Hawaii Asphalt Pavement Industry (HAPI) is the current leader of the Western / Pacific Coast Council.  Please contact Jon with asphalt pavement related articles of interest from the region.

The APA will soon have its four regional councils for the USA in place.  As part of its continuing refinement of advocacy across the country, the Pacific Coast Regional Council approved the addition of  several western states to its regional effort at the 2019 NAPA Annual Meeting, thus forming the Western/ Pacific Regional Council.

Upcoming WAPA & Industry Events (2021)

Past (2020) Events

WAPA/ WSDOT Joint Training Sessions – March 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2020 – Moses Lake, Centralia & Lynnwood WA – Conference Presentations

WAPA Annual Meeting & WAPA/WSDOT/APWA/WSACE 2020 Paving Awards Presentations – November 12th & 13th – A Virtual Event –  Meeting Presentations and Paving Awards link

2021 Events

NAPA Annual Meeting – A Virtual Event – February 16-18 – Register at www.asphaltpavement.org

WAPA/WSDOT 34th Annual Joint Training Workshop – A Virtual Conference – Thursday, March 11 – The Agenda is viewable here.  The presentations released for sharing can be viewed here.

WAPA 2021 Mid-Year Meeting – May 13-14 – A Virtual Conference – The Agenda is viewable here: 2021 WAPA Mid-Year Full Agenda 4.30.21.  The Zoom links to the virtual events will be forwarded to registered attendees/ invited guests the week prior to the meeting dates.  Registration is by invitation only – Request a registration link by contacting April.Tinnin@AsphaltWA.com

Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In – May 19-20 – Washington, D.C.

WAPA Annual Meeting & WAPA/WSDOT/APWA/WSACE 2021 Paving Awards Presentations – November 4-5 – Bellevue Hyatt Regency, Bellevue Washington (please note: This event is one week earlier than traditionally held due to Veteran’s Day observance the following week

 

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