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Updated for 2021 – WAPA Asphalt Pavement Design Guide

WAPA’s Asphalt Pavement Design Guide has been updated for 2021. This guide builds on core information provided in WisDOT’s Standard Specifications to address a wide range of topics related to asphalt pavement design in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – April 2021

WAPA’s April 2021 Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider highlights what’s new and exciting with WAPA member companies.

Executive Update – March 2021

This Executive Update features news and updated guidance from WAPA as well as dates for the 2021 Annual Conference and Business Meeting.

Updated for 2021 – WAPA Parking Lot Design Guide

WAPA’s Asphalt Parking Lot Design Guide has been updated for 2021 to change the 20-Year Design ESALs from 2 million to 1 million (found in Tables 3.1 and 3.2). This publication focuses on all phases of asphalt parking lot design, including planning, construction and maintenance. It also includes a comprehensive 61-point Inspection Checklist to help an on-site inspector identify key processes and follow best practices to produce a quality parking lot.

Executive Update: 2020 WAPA Conference Highlights

This Executive Update features the WAPA 2020 Virtual Annual Conference, including live session highlights and details on the pre-recorded technical sessions and award winners.

WAPA’s 2020 Virtual Conference: All Sessions Now Available!

The 61st Annual WAPA Conference and Business Meeting has concluded. Click to view all of the live webinars and pre-recorded Technical Sessions, which will be available through the end of the year.

WisDOT SE Region Earns Road Building Recognition

The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Southeast Region was the recipient of the 2020 State Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Sauk County Earns Road Building Award

The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the Sauk County Highway Department was the recipient of the 2020 Local Government Asphalt Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – October 2020

WAPA’s October 2020 Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider highlights what’s new and exciting with WAPA member companies.

Executive Update – August 2020

This Executive Update features an announcement regarding WAPA’s Annual Conference, new videos that tout the value of asphalt, a guide to building perpetual pavements, a recap of NAPA’s first virtual midyear meeting, a new article that quotes WAPA members and staff, and a new program to increase work zone safety.

Executive Update – June 2020

The June 2020 Executive Update features WAPA’s COVID-19 blog, our advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry, newly developed resources to help promote the benefits of asphalt, and a summary of recent webinars.

COVID-19 Industry Updates from WAPA

Read the latest updates on how COVID-19 is affecting the asphalt industry in Wisconsin and around the world.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – April 2020

WAPA’s April 2020 Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider highlights what’s new and exciting with WAPA member companies.

Executive Update – New for 2020

Executive Update: New and revised publications and resources for 2020.

Executive Update: 2019 WAPA Conference Highlights

This Executive Update features the WAPA 2019 Annual Conference, including general session highlights and details on the technical sessions and award winners.

Marshfield Earns Road Building Award

Public Works Department recognized for Fiber Mix Asphalt. The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the City of Marshfield was the recipient of the 2019 Local Government Asphalt Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Wisconsin DOT Regions Earn Road Building Recognition

For work on pavement replacement using cost-effective paving techniques. The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) North Central and Northeast Regions were recipients of the 2019 State Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – October 2019

WAPA’s October 2019 Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider features what’s new and exciting with WAPA member companies.

2019 WAPA Conference: Registration is OPEN for Attendees, Exhibitors and Sponsors

Registration is now open for the 60th Annual WAPA Conference and Business Meeting to be held December 3 and 4 in Pewaukee. Register today to attend the conference, sign up as an exhibitor, or sponsor the conference.

2019 WAPA Scholarships – Now Accepting Student Applications

We are pleased to announce that the Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association will award at least two WAPA Student Scholarships in 2019.

One Engineering Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $2,000, and one Engineering Technician Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000.

Please complete the online application and supply supporting documents by November 7 at 5:00 p.m.

Thanks to WAPA’s membership for continuing to make these scholarships possible and for encouraging the next generation of asphalt pavement professionals in Wisconsin!