More Articles for National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)

NAPA changing website, magazine names

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 14, 2011

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) will change the name of its website and magazine to more accurately reflect current industry practices. The Web site name www.hotmix.org will change to www.AsphaltPavement.org effective October 1. You will also see an entirely new ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Aug 03, 2011

RoadWorks

A Mile High and Elevating American Public Works Association (APWA) brings 2011 International Public Works Congress and Exposition to Denver A PWA is bringing innovation and motivation to the Mile High City in September. The American Public Works Association (APWA) is hosting its ...

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Auburn study: Smoother pavements could save 3.3 billion gallons of fuel per year for U.S.

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 19, 2011

In a previously reported version of this press release, it was stated that improvements to smoothness of pavements could save 5 billion gallons of fuel. However, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has corrected its previously released press release with ...

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National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Asphalt In Depth Conference

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 15, 2011

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) will hold an Asphalt In Depth Conference June 1–2, 2011 in Nashville. The conference is being co-sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and supported by local state associations. The conference will center on educational ...

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Highway Contractor

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2011

Highway Contractor

Thin is In Across the country, paving material suppliers andcontractors alike mining new opportunities with thin hot mix asphalt overlay technologies. By Mike Anderson For belt-tightened agencies, thin hot mix asphalt overlay may be among a plethora of strategies to preserve pavement . ...

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New White Paper: Keys to Alternate Bidding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 02, 2011

Alternate bidding is a complex subject, but a new white paper, Keys to a Successful Alternate Bidding Process, breaks it down for contractors and agencies. It outlines the procedures set up by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and covers the factors ...

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NAPA annual meeting set for Orlando Feb. 6-9

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 12, 2010

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has planned its 56th Annual Meeting for Feb. 6-9, 2011 in at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando & Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Fla. The conference will feature four general sessions and seven breakout sessions. The ...

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Transportation leaders laud 15-cent gas hike proposal

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 11, 2010

Leaders from a coalition of transportation interests are lauding a draft proposal released by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. “We applaud the draft proposal released today by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform co-chairs to ...

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Trade groups, gov’t agencies sign asphalt recycling agreement

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 26, 2010

Trade associations that represent 150 million tons a year of asphalt recycling signed a cooperative agreement aimed at doubling the rate of reuse/recycling of asphalt pavements within five years. The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) and the Asphalt Recycling and Reclaiming ...

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NAPA holds Congress accountable for reauthorization inaction

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 02, 2010

With the construction industry continuing to shed jobs, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has mounted a campaign to mobilize the asphalt pavement industry and hold Congress accountable for its inaction on the surface transportation bill. Lack of such legislation is ...

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NAPA Best Practices for Asphalt Pavements Conference set for Seattle Sept. 28-30

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 09, 2010

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has announced that the organization's Young Leaders’ Committee will be hosting the Best Practices for Asphalt Pavements Conference and Young Leaders’ Annual Meeting, which will be held Sept. 28 - 30 at the Fairmont ...

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A new white paper: Jobs in the Asphalt Pavement Industry

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 07, 2010

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has released a new white paper, Jobs in the Asphalt Pavement Industry: A Profile of the Men and Women Who Build Our Nation's Infrastructure. The document highlights the varied jobs that are a part of ...

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