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Looking to fill or find a new position? Try WAPA!

Did you know that you can post a job or find a new position on WAPA’s Job Openings page? 

Help Shape the Direction of Asphalt Research in Wisconsin!

The Modified Asphalt Research Center (MARC) will host a full-day workshop on February 21, 2024…

WAPA News & Updates

Check out the latest news and information from WAPA!

WAPA Goes to Washington

This week, tens of thousands of transportation professionals are heading to Washington D.C. for the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). 

Happy 75th Birthday, WAPA!

On this date in 1948, the organization we now know as WAPA was incorporated.

2023 WAPA Conference Highlights

WAPA’s 64th annual conference was hugely successful. The event, which took place on November 28 and 29 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, welcomed a record number of attendees to help us celebrate our association’s 75th anniversary.

Wisconsin DOT Honored with Award from Asphalt Industry

Using innovative practices, the SW Region completed one of the state’s largest projects in a single construction season.

Green Lake County Highway Department Wins Award from Asphalt Industry

Using local materials helped to reduce the environmental impact of road construction.

How well do you know WAPA?

You may know that this year marks WAPA’s 75th anniversary and that there are only a few days left to show your support for this historic event as a conference sponsor or exhibitor. But do you know the answer to this week’s trivia question?

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – October 2023

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! 

Top 5 WAPA Updates

Preparations for WAPA’s Conference and Business meeting – and our 75th anniversary celebration – are in full swing! Don’t forget to register to attend; this year’s event will be held November 28 – 29 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells and you won’t want to miss it! 

Register Now for WAPA’s 64th Annual Conference and Business Meeting

Registration is now open for the 64th Annual WAPA Conference and Business Meeting, to be held November 28 – 29 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells!

Apply Now for WAPA’s 2023 Asphalt Awards

WAPA is pleased to announce that we have opened nominations for the 2023 Asphalt Award. Anyone can make a nomination, and organizations may self-nominate.

2023 WAPA Scholarships – Now Accepting Student Applications

WAPA will award at least two WAPA Student Scholarships in 2023. If you or someone you know would be interested in applying, please let them know!

Help Us Celebrate WAPA’s 75th Anniversary!

Did you know WAPA was “born” on December 28, 1948? That means that this year will mark our organization’s 75th anniversary! To mark the occasion, we’d like to do something extra special during our 64th Annual Conference and Business Meeting and we need your help.

A Smooth Pavement Benefits All Road Users

On the heels of The Harley-Davidson® Homecoming™ Festival that took place earlier this month to celebrate the company’s 120th anniversary, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on why smooth pavements are important to drivers and riders alike. The four-day celebration in Milwaukee saw more than 73,000 bikes lining the H-D museum … Read more

NAPA Unveils Powerful New “Hey NAPA” Search Tool

At its Midyear Meeting this week, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) debuted its groundbreaking AI-based tool, “Hey NAPA.”

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – May 2023

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!

WAPA is Hiring!

The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) is seeking a qualified, full-time Engineering Director to complement the existing staff.

A Note from WAPA’s Executive Director

As we welcome spring to Wisconsin once again, the excitement of the 2023 construction season is just around the corner.  With that same level of excitement, I look forward to continuing to serve WAPA

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