WAPA & Industry Events Dates

2022 Events

 NAPA Annual Meeting – January 23-26, 2022 – The Phoenician, Scottsdale AZ

34th Annual WSDOT/ WAPA Joint Training (webinar format only):  March 3, 2022 – 9:00 am to 3:30 pm – See the agenda here: 2022 Jt Training Agenda – Working Agenda 2.14.2022. The conference presentation catalog is available at this link and a recording of the entire conference is available for a limited time here

WAPA 2022 Mid-Year Meeting – May 11-13 – The Resort at Coeur d’ Alene, Coeur d’ Alene ID

NAPA Mid-Year Meeting – July 10-13 – The Ritz Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, CA

WAPA Annual Meeting & WAPA/WSDOT/APWA/WSACE 2022 Paving Award Presentations – Bellevue Hyatt, Bellevue WA – November 17 & 18- Business Meetings & Paving Awards (11/18) – Working Agenda as of 10.20.2022

Business Meeting Presentations – 11.18.2022

Link to Award Banquet photos!  Access Code: YellowHat

Upcoming 2023 Events

NAPA Annual Meeting – February 5-8 – Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

35th Annual WSDOT/WAPA Joint Training (Tentative) – February 28 (Moses Lake), March 1 – 2 (Centralia & Bothell)

ConExpo – March 14-18 – Las Vegas, NV

WAPA 2023 Mid-Year Meeting – May 10-12 – The Resort at Coeur d’ Alene, Coeur d’ Alene ID

Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In – May 15-17 – Washington D.C.


2021 WAPA Paving Award Winners Honored

2021 WAPA Paving Award Winners Honored

2021 Paving Awards winners were celebrated at WAPA’s 67th Annual Meeting on November 5th.  A wide range of “Best of the Best” awards were presented to Washington state’s premier asphalt paving companies alongside the private sector and public owners of the projects.

The public works paving awards were graciously presented by Josh Thomson, the 2021 President of the Washington State Association of County Engineers (WSACE), Lorelei Williams, Immediate Past President of the American Public Works Association of Washington (APWA-WA) and Kevin Dayton, our state’s Chief Engineer and Assistant Deputy Secretary of Transportation.  John Madden of Inland Asphalt Paving Company, WAPA’s newly elected 2022 President, led the awards ceremony and presented the awards for Commercial, Innovative, Heavy/ Industrial and Intermodal paving.

This year’s Carl Minor Award (the highest rated public works paving project of the year) was awarded to WSDOT Contract 9349 – I-90 – Sprague Interchange to Argonne Interchange PavingMark Allen, P.E. led WSDOT’s project management team and Shamrock Paving Inc. of Spokane was the General Contractor and self-performed the paving, placing over 43,000 tons of top quality hot mix asphalt, “magically” transforming the ride on this stretch of the freeway.

The Awards Presentations are available here: WAPA/WSACE/APWA Paving Awards and WSDOT/WAPA Paving Awards

2020 WAPA Awards

2020 WAPA Paving Awards

2019 WAPA Awards

A list of the projects that received awards in 2019 is shown in the Banquet Program booklet, available here: 2019 WAPA Paving Awards Catalog – Web Version

The presentation that accompanied the awards is available here: 2019 Paving Awards Presentation Slideshow

2018 WAPA Awards

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