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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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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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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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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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

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

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


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