Innovation Awards

Nominate for 2018

The WAPA Innovation Awards recognize technological advancements and innovations in asphalt pavements for three categories:

  • State – WisDOT Region or Office
  • Local – City, County, Town, or Village
  • Business – Commercial Business or Association

WAPA is now accepting nominations for the 2018 awards. Please use the brief online form to submit a nominee to WAPA by November 1. Winners will be recognized at the 2018 Annual WAPA Conference

Past Winners


Year Recipient Project
2017 WisDOT NE Region Percent Within Limits (PWL) Implementation. Press release.
2016 WisDOT SW Region and FWHA In-Place Density/Air Void Regression on STH 21. Press release.


Year Recipient Project
2017 City of Janesville Recycled Asphalt Mix Designs and Performance Testing. Press release.
Marathon County Highway Department Various Construction Techniques including Cold In-Place Recycling and Thin Asphalt Overlays. Press release.
2016 City of Milwaukee High Impact Paving Program. Press release.
City of Platteville Thin Asphalt Overlay Program. Press release.


Year Recipient Project
2017 Kieler Farms and MSA Professional Services Construction of an asphalt feed pad at new dairy farm in SW Wisconsin. The 1000′ x 250′ feed pad consists of 5″ MT mix with a 3″ 3-MT 58-28S lower lift and a 2″ 5-MT 58-28H surface lift.
2016 Mills Fleet Farm Use of Fibers in Parking Lot Reconstructions. Both in Wausau and Hudson locations, Mills Fleet Farm is milling 2” and paving a 4 LT (or E-0.3 12.5 mm) PG 58-28 mix with the addition of fibers to increase tensile strength and reduce reflective cracking.