In memoriam: Bill Kennedy

It is with a very heavy heart that I announce that William “Bill” Kennedy of Rock Road Companies (Janesville) passed away on June 28, 2024.

WAPA Celebrates National Safer Workplace Day on June 28

In the asphalt industry, we hear a lot about the physical dangers of construction and working with heavy equipment in and around traffic in all kinds of weather. However, the threats to workers’ mental health – which are just as serious – can be much harder to see.

New Asphalt Research

Check out some of the newly published research from around the Midwest.

City Engineer

The City of Fort Atkinson is seeking qualified candidates for the position of City Engineer. The Engineering Division performs professional engineering and administrative work in connection with the planning, design and construction or maintenance of the City’s public infrastructure. The Engineering Division provides engineering support to all City departments as needed. The position may have … Read more

News from NAPA

Earlier this month, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) released the results of its annual survey on the industry’s use of recycled materials and warm-mix asphalt.

Asphalt Day is Nearly Here!

Tomorrow, May 15th, will mark the second anniversary of Asphalt Day, a celebration of asphalt’s sustainability, resiliency, and importance as a building material.

How Well Do You Know Your Asphalt History?

May 15, 2023 marked the first-ever Asphalt Day, designed to highlight the resiliency and sustainability of asphalt and its importance as a building material around the world.

WAPA Celebrates National Work Zone Awareness Week

In honor of National Work Zone Awareness Week, WAPA and other transportation organizations across the country are working to highlight the important contributions that highway construction and maintenance workers provide, and calling for increased safety improvements and innovations to reduce work zone hazards.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – April 2024

The Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider is a platform for WAPA members to share what’s new and exciting at their companies with pavement owners, operators, and contractors across our state. We hope you find this information useful!