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

Upcoming WAPA & Industry Events (4th Qtr. 2021 & Early 2022)

Working Agenda – V10.13Past (2020 – 2021) 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, 2021 – A Virtual Event –  Meeting Presentations and Paving Awards link

WAPA/WSDOT 34th Annual Joint Training Workshop – A Virtual Conference – Thursday, March 11, 2021 – The presentations released for sharing can be viewed here.

2021 Events

ReConnect Golf Event – A WAPA Members Event – September 30 & October 1 – Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA and Desert Canyon Golf Course, Orondo, WA – Event Attendees event information:  Know Before You Go – Reconnect Golf 2021 V2.0 

WAPA Annual Meeting & WAPA/WSDOT/APWA/WSACE 2021 Paving Awards Presentations – November 4-5 – A hybrid event – Limited in-person meetings (11/4) – Business Meetings & Paving Awards (11/5) via Zoom webinar only – Registration for the virtual events (Zoom webinar) will be available mid-October.  Only registered attendees will be supplied the webinar link – Working Agenda – V10.13

2022 Events

 NAPA Annual Meeting – January 23-26, 2022 – The Phoenician, Scottsdale AZ – Early registration available in early October, 2021.

 

Paving Awards Overview

Paving Awards Overview

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