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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

Executive Director Announcement

It is with mixed emotions that I announce my resignation as executive director of the Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association.

Executive Update – December 2022

This Executive Update features the WAPA 2022 Annual Conference, including general session highlights and details on the technical sessions and award winners, as well as the fall webinar series recordings.

Wisconsin DOT Earns Award From Asphalt Industry

The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation North Central Region and Bureau of Technical Services received the 2022 State Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Calumet County Earns Road Building Award

The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that Calumet County was the recipient of the 2022 Local Government Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

NEW Publication – WAPA Sport Court Design Guide

WAPA’s all new Sport Court Design Guide is intended to help owners, contractors, design professionals, and suppliers in the design and installation of hot mix asphalt for athletic purposes.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – October 2022

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 Announces FREE Wednesday Webinar Series

This fall webinar series will supplement our upcoming Conference & Business Meeting. Click here to find session descriptions and registration details for this free webinar series.

Executive Update – July 2022

This Executive Update features the latest industry updates as well as dates for the 2022 Annual Conference and Business Meeting.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – April 2022

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!