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The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center stage in New Orleans

Brian Ethridge - Nov 13, 2014

The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center stage in New Orleans

The National Pavement Asphalt Association (NAPA) recently held a sustainability conference in New Orleans and Better Roads magazine was in attendance. The two-day event stressed the importance of sustainability, and why it's so important to the future of the industry. Adam ...

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Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

Brian Ethridge - Oct 22, 2014

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

Asphalt pavement mixes are more sustainable than ever thanks to the increased use of recycled materials and energy-saving warm-mix technologies. According to a survey of asphalt mix producers conducted by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) in partnership with the Federal ...

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An industry that cares for its own

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 16, 2014

An industry that cares for its own

It’s great to see an industry that takes care of its own. At the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Mid-Year Meeting in Nashville I attended Monday and Tuesday this week, I noticed a flyer about the “NAPA Care” Emergency Benevolent Fund. ...

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Nominate an asphalt project for NAPA’s awards program

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 02, 2014

Nominate an asphalt project for NAPA’s awards program

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has begun accepting nominations for its Quality in Construction and Operational Excellence Awards. To make a nomination, go to asphaltpavement.org/awards. The deadline to nominate a project for the Quality in Construction Awards is Oct. 7, ...

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NAPA recognizes 198 projects with Quality in Construction Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 07, 2014

NAPA recognizes 198 projects with Quality in Construction Awards

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) on Wednesday recognized the 2013 Quality in Construction Award winners during its 59th Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. The association honored 198 projects completed by 81 companies. NAPA specifically noted 100 projects for their ...

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NAPA President Mike Acott inducted into Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 05, 2014

NAPA President Mike Acott inducted into Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame

On Wednesday, National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) President Mike Acott took his place in the Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame. The Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions of regional and/or national importance to ...

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NAPA/FHWA survey finds increased use of warm-mix asphalt, recycled asphalt

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 31, 2014

NAPA/FHWA survey finds increased use of warm-mix asphalt, recycled asphalt

The use of warm-mix asphalt (WMA), recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) is on the rise, according to the results of a survey released Thursday by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA). The survey, conducted by NAPA under ...

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Warm-mix asphalt wins innovation award

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 14, 2013

Warm-mix asphalt wins innovation award

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has received the 2013 NOVA Award from the Construction Innovation Forum (CIF) for its work to speed the deployment and uptake of warm-mix asphalt. “NAPA is proud to accept this award on behalf of the ...

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Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual Pavement projects

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 31, 2013

Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual Pavement projects

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has received a national Pavement Pioneer Award for the long-life asphalt pavement projects recently constructed on Interstate 5 in Northern California. Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty received the award on behalf of the agency at the ...

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Long-life asphalt pavement: Red Bluff lessons

Contributed - Oct 07, 2013

Long-life asphalt pavement: Red Bluff lessons

Caltrans Senior Engineer Sean Shepard (I-5 Red Bluff job) and Caltrans Resident Engineer John Bailey (I-5 Weed job) share lessons learned on the Long-Life Asphalt Pavement Projects on Interstate 5. . . Editor’s Note: This is a web-exclusive piece to complement “Long Live ...

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The Durable Performance of Perpetual Pavements

Contributed - Oct 04, 2013

The Durable Performance of Perpetual Pavements

When the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) opened a new stretch of U.S. Highway 151 in Linn County back in 1966, they wanted a road that would last a long time, but they never imagined the traffic loads and heavy-weight trucks ...

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Sen. Boxer earns Asphalt Legislator of the Year Award from NAPA

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 11, 2013

Sen. Boxer earns Asphalt Legislator of the Year Award from NAPA

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) presented Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) with the Asphalt Legislator of the Year Award on Wednesday during the association’s Fly-In in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes Boxer for her bipartisan leadership in creating the Moving Ahead ...

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